Litigation Analytics


Bloomberg Law’s Litigation Analytics enables users to search millions of legal data points by Company, Law Firm or Judge to better advise clients, predict possible outcomes, and inform their litigation strategy.  The Litigation Analytics tool can be accessed through:

  1. The Bloomberg Law Search Bar (by typing “Litigation Analytics” and selecting the Litigation Analytics drop-down option)
  2. The Litigation Intelligence Center link in the left navigation menu
  3. A Company Profile page
  4. Bloomberg Law’s Business Intelligence Center (under Competitive Tools)


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Company Analytics

Law Firm Analytics

Judge Analytics


Company Analytics

 

Drawing on Bloomberg Law’s vast docket database and extensive company information, the Litigation Analytics tool enables users to search across both public and private companies to view:

 

1. Which law firms are representing a given company in federal litigation

CO Law Firms

2. The lawsuits the company has been involved in by case type

CO Case Type

3. A company's federal litigation history

CO Liti History

4. A jurisdictional breakdown of a company’s federal litigation

CO Juri

Company Analytics includes information for over 70,000 public companies and 3.5 million private companies, and allows users to filter out subsidiaries, view company profile information and view organizational hierarchies.  Filters such as date, law firm, case type and jurisdiction further allow users to breakdown the data to help them identify insights and visualize legal trends for a given company. 

 

In addition, users can generate reports of company analytic data in PDF, Word, and Excel formats by clicking on the printer icon and selecting the charts and/or data they wish to download.

 CO Print Screen

NOTES:

  • Bloomberg Law’s Company Analytics is based on information from U.S. District Court and Court of Appeals dockets from 2007-forward, excluding criminal dockets and prisoner petitions.  Case type information is generated from the Nature of Suit codes assigned to the individual dockets.

  • Company representation information includes appearance information for over 7000 law firms included in Bloomberg Law’s law firm database.  Company representation information is unavailable for law firms not included in Bloomberg Law’s law firm database.  Where a company does not have any listed law firm representation on a docket or is represented by a law firm not included in Bloomberg Law’s law firm database, “N/A” will appear in the Law Firm column on the dockets table.

Law Firm Analytics

 

In addition to search by company, Bloomberg Law’s Litigation analytics enables users to search across law firms to view:  

 

1. The companies a given law firm has represented in federal litigation

LF Companies

2. The entirety of a law firm’s federal litigation portfolio by case type  

 LF Case Type

3. A law firm’s federal litigation history

LF Liti History

4. A jurisdictional breakdown of a law firm’s federal litigation

 LF Juri

Law Firm Analytics includes information for over 7,000 law firms.  Filters such as date, company, case type and jurisdiction further allow users to breakdown the data to help them identify insights and visualize legal trends for a given law firm.  

 

In addition, users can generate reports of law firm analytic data in PDF, Word, and Excel formats by clicking on the printer icon and selecting the charts and/or data they want to download.  

 LF Print Screen

NOTES:  

  • Bloomberg Law’s Law Firm Analytics is based on information from U.S. District Court and Court of Appeals dockets from 2007-forward, excluding criminal dockets and prisoner petitions.  Case type information is generated from the Nature of Suit codes assigned to the individual dockets.

  • Law firm representation information includes representation information for companies in Bloomberg’s company database (over 70,000 public companies and 3.5 million private companies).  Representation information is not available for individuals or companies not in Bloomberg’s company database.  Where a law firm is listed on a docket as representing an individual or company not in Bloomberg’s company database, “N/A” will appear in the Company column on the dockets table.

Judge Analytics


Bloomberg Law’s Judge Analytics enables users to gain valuable insights on all sitting federal district court judges. Using the Litigation Analytics tool, users can quickly find and view a judge’s profile information, including the judge’s career history, most cited opinions and recent news about the judge.  In addition, the analytics tool can help attorneys better advise their clients and develop informed litigation strategies.

 J Profile

Motion Outcomes – See how a judge rules on motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, and motions for class certification.  Filters the judge’s decisions by legal topic and quickly access the judge’s opinions on the motions.  

 J Motions

Appeal Outcomes – See how often a judge is affirmed, reversed or affirmed/reversed in part.  Quickly access the judge’s decisions that were appealed and filter those opinions by legal topic.

J Appeals

Length of Case – See how long cases generally take before a judge.  Narrow the cases by case type to zero in on the case types relevant to you (e.g., employment law cases)

J Length

Appearances & Case Types – See what law firms and companies have appeared most frequently before a judge.  View the case types most often handled by a judge.

 J Appear Case Type

Users can generate reports of the judge analytic data in PDF and Word formats by clicking on the printer icon and selecting the charts and/or data they want to download.

 J Print Screen

In addition, Bloomberg Law’s Comparative Analytics tool enables users to easily compare a judge’s motion and appeal outcomes and length of case averages to other federal district court judges, as well as with jurisdiction and national averages. Simply click on the "+ Add Comparative Analytics" button and choose the judges or jurisdictions you wish to compare.

J Comp Screen

NOTES:

  • Motion Outcomes and Appeal Outcomes analytics are based on Bloomberg Law’s Court Opinion and BCITE information. Topic information is generated from the topics tagged to a judge’s opinions.

  • Length of Case and Appearances & Case Types analytics are based on U.S. District Court dockets from 2007-forward, excluding criminal dockets and prisoner petitions.  Case type information is generated from the Nature of Suit codes assigned to the individual dockets.