LexisNexis’s Joint Venture With LEAP Legal Software


Cravath represented RELX Group in connection with the transaction.

LexisNexis Legal & Professional, part of RELX Group and a global provider of information and analytics, and LEAP Legal Software, a global provider of cloud-based legal software solutions, announced that they have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture to support the growth and development of PCLaw and Time Matters, law firm practice management software solutions for small-to-medium sized law firms.

The Cravath team was led by partners Aaron M. Gruber (Picture) and Mark I. Greene and included associates D. Ana Choi, Joshua L. Bowman and Michael D. Weil on M&A matters; partner David J. Kappos and practice area attorney Anthony N. Magistrale on intellectual property matters; partner J. Leonard Teti II, senior attorney Andrew Carlon and associate Jiyeon K. Barta on tax matters; partner Eric W. Hilfers and practice area attorney Romica Singh on executive compensation and benefits matters; partner Matthew Morreale on environmental matters; senior attorney Jesse M. Weiss on antitrust matters; and practice area attorney Brian M. Budnick on real estate matters. Falguni Joshi also worked on executive compensation and benefits matters.

Involved fees earner: Jiyeon Barta – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Joshua Bowman – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Brian Budnick – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Andrew Carlon – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Ana Choi – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Mark Greene – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Aaron Gruber – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Eric Hilfers – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Falguni Joshi – Cravath Swaine & Moore; David Kappos – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Anthony N. Magistrale – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Matthew Morreale – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Romica Singh – Cravath Swaine & Moore; J. Leonard Teti II – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Michael Weil – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Jesse Weiss – Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Law Firms: Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Clients: RELX Group plc;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti