New Release of Lexis for Microsoft Office Now Integrates with Lexis Advance Content and Expands Functionality

  New Release of Lexis for Microsoft Office Now Integrates with Lexis Advance
  Content and Expands Functionality

Version brings customized search and results management to increase efficiency
                    and accuracy in legal drafting process

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- May 13, 2013

LexisNexis^® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and
technology solutions, today announced that its industry-leading legal drafting
solution, Lexis^® for Microsoft^® Office now integrates with Lexis Advance^®.
With the advanced features, functionality and content of Lexis Advance, Lexis
for Microsoft Office now offers users even more options to quickly surface
relevant results directly within their legal drafting process, streamline
their workflow and improve the quality of their work product – directly
embedded within Microsoft^® Word and Outlook^®.

“We take very seriously our responsibility to respond quickly to client
emails, so we’ve found that the tight integration of our email with our legal
research service through Lexis for Microsoft Office is a game-changer for us,”
said Joshua Magidson, senior attorney and shareholder, Macfarlane Ferguson
McMullen. “As a result, we’re able to give our clients faster and more
reliable answers to their critical business questions.”

Lexis for Microsoft Office integrates the drafting and research resources
needed to analyze, prepare and validate email correspondence and documents
directly with the Microsoft Office applications legal professionals use every
day. Users can instantly make use of drafting tools and research content from
LexisNexis and the open Web. This seamless integration into users’ workflow
saves time, boosts efficiency and increases confidence in the outcome of their

“Legal professionals are more strapped for time and in need of trustworthy
efficiency solutions than ever before – and the legal drafting process is one
of the most time consuming tasks they engage in. Lexis for Microsoft Office
gives busy legal professionals a leg up and peace of mind by embedding the
information and validation tools they need directly within the context of
their workflow,” said Jeff Arvin, vice president and managing director, Lexis
for Microsoft Office. “The Lexis Advance content and functionality integration
gives legal professionals yet an additional edge with quick insights, easy
validation and enormous time savings.”

The access to Lexis Advance content and sophisticated functionality brings
further depth to the Lexis for Microsoft Office offering with expanded search
capabilities, refined filtering, in-document navigation and additional
delivery options, allowing users to quickly hone in on the insights needed to
complete their legal documents. Most notably:

  *Post-search filtering – Users can quickly identify relevant results by
    narrowing their search outcomes with a comprehensive set of post-search
    criteria such as Jurisdiction, Court, Timeline, Source, Keywords, and
    Practice Area & Topics.
  *Expanded content – The research content available for reference in Lexis
    for Microsoft Office is now expanded and aligns with a user’s Lexis
    Advance subscription, offering additional content types such as Jury
    Verdicts & Settlements, Expert Witness Analysis, Administrative Materials
    and Administrative Codes & Regulations.
  *Search preferences –  Users can select alternative search configurations
    including the ability to toggle between natural language and
    terms/connectors searches as well as using search term synonyms and
  *Results review – Enhanced document display and more options to navigate
    within a document give users quicker access to the relevant content, for
    example jumping to document sections such as core terms, case summary and
  *Document delivery – Additional print, download, email and formatting tools
    allow for more customized results documentation and information sharing.

The content-based features of Lexis for Microsoft Office are aligned with a
user’s Lexis Advance content subscription, offering the full transparency
benefits and options such as free previews of out-of-plan documents.

Detailed information, tutorials and product brochures for Lexis for Microsoft
Office are available at

High-resolution screen shots can be downloaded here:

  *Lexis for Microsoft Office – Results Review
  *Lexis for Microsoft Office – Post-search Filtering
  *Lexis for Microsoft Office – Expanded Content
  *Lexis for Microsoft Office – Background Information on Entities and Terms

About LexisNexis^® Legal & Professional

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and
technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax,
government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions
and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was
the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis^® and
Nexis^® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses
leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in
faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its
customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to
reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their
business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves
customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.

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Christine Alberti
LexisNexis Legal & Professional
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