Following recent expansion into securities law back in July, Legal Analytics Platform of the Lex Machina has been expanded into the antitrust law. Lex Machina focused strictly on intellectual property law prior to its acquisition by LexisNexis that provides deep analysis of damages, judgments, legal representative and judges’ performance result. Nevertheless, the company is planning to cover federal practice areas that include commercial bankruptcy, employment, and commercial product liability. In order to make data-driven decisions, antitrust litigators can now use Legal Analytics based on 7,800 antitrust cases active since 2009 resulting in about $20 billion in damage awarded. Cotchett Pitre and McCarthy has represented has represented the most plaintiffs i.e. 255 cases while Miller Canfield headquartered at Michigan and Philadelphia class action firm Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis followed with 248 and 236 seats respectively showed initial data from Lex Machina.
Eastern District of Michigan Judge Marianne Battani has handled the most 393 antitrust cases since 2009 that is twice as many cases while compared to the next leading judge. In multidistrict litigation, the power of Legal Analytics truly becomes apparent. Legal Analytics help in-house counsel, law firms and government attorneys to prepare winning case strategies, data driven arguments etc.