LexisNexis, Wall Street Journal Online Establish Partnership Arrangement

Sunday, January 1, 2006 - 01:00

The Wall Street Journal Online in association with LexisNexis will launch this month.

Under the agreement, LexisNexis will become the exclusive distributor of enterprise subscriptions to The Wall Street Journal Online to law firms in North America. To strengthen the alliance, The Wall Street Journal Online will enhance its coverage of the legal industry, and Online Journal subscriptions available through LexisNexis will offer co-branding, cross-linking and easy access to legal content found on the lexis.com service.

For law-firm customers, the close integration of the two products willensure that their lawyers and staffwill be prepared and proactive in their client relationships by providing them authoritative, up-to-the-minute business news from the Online Journal, and comprehensive, in-depth research fromthe lexis.com service. The Wall Street Journal Online in association with LexisNexis can be accessed through a site license and links on the lexis.com service, or as direct seamless access from a law-firm intranet.

In a move that will further support its established online research platform, Riezman Berger, P.C., which is ranked among the Top 30 law firms in the St. Louis region by the St. Louis Business Journal, has selected LexisNexis Total Search for the firm's information sharing and content management needs. Available from LexisNexis U.S., LexisNexis Total Search is a Web browser-based application that allows legal professionals to search the lexis.com service and a law firm's internalworkproduct simultaneously.

LexisNexis will have available for six months a free webcast of abbreviated proceedings from the Mealey's VIOXX Litigation Conference that took placeon December 12-13, 2005 in Las Vegas.It includes the following sessions:VIOXX Discovery - HOT Documents; Consolidated Proceedings: Multi District Litigation Update; NJ, TX, CAUpdates; Wrap Up of First VIOXXTrials, and What's Next in VIOXX Litigation. For more information, visit www.lexisnexis.com.