Be 32% More Efficient Using Lexis for Microsoft Office

Bob Romeo, LexisNexisThe new version of Lexis for Microsoft Office by LexisNexis includes significant new efficiency innovations as well as new functionality specifically designed for transactional lawyers.

Launched in 2010, Lexis for Microsoft Office offers lawyers integrated access to LexisNexis, the Web, and firms’ own document management systems with the click of a button without leaving Microsoft Outlook, Word and SharePoint.

“Legal professionals using Lexis for Microsoft Office work more efficiently. For example, they are able to validate citations 32 percent faster using Lexis for Microsoft Office – a substantial time savings,” said Bob Romeo, chief executive officer of Research and Litigation Solutions at LexisNexis. “With the launch of our new core functionality and transactional drafting tools, we continue to improve our users’ productivity while delivering efficiency gains to transactional attorneys as well.”

Highlights include:

  • PDF Conversion: Users can convert PDF files into Word documents they can edit, allowing attorneys to more efficiently analyze existing work.
  • Pinning: Using a “push pin” icon, attorneys are able to quickly save supporting research links for their own or colleague’s future reference.
  • Research Browser: The feature creates a seamless bridge between Lexis for Microsoft Office and traditional online legal research, offering direct access to subscription content through
  • History Map: A graphical representation of users’ research path that can be shared or retained for future reference.

New Lexis for Microsoft Office tools specifically launched for transactional attorneys include Clauses & Contracts and Samples & Forms. This enables lawyers to quickly find legal precedent within the context of their work. Users can locate alternative language for a specific clause by searching SEC filings exhibits as well as leverage relevant sample documents directly from the Matthew Bender model forms collection.

Lexis for Microsoft Office is compatible with Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 and requires a current subscription. More information is available

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