RELX Group Legal Data Researcher in Menlo Park, California

Legal Data Researcher


Legal Data Researcher

Team works remotely in USA

Lex Machina provides Legal Analytics to companies and law firms, enabling them to craft successful strategies, win cases, and close business. We are a cutting edge company based in Menlo Park, CA. Following our mission to be the most trusted source of litigation data, Lex Machina provides corporate leaders, attorneys, and policy makers with valuable empirical data and analytics that promote informed decision making and bring transparency to litigation.


We seek a Legal Data Researcher to provide high value legal data coding for cases and create verified gold sets for our algorithms team to utilize. The position will focus on district court cases involving patent, copyright, trademark, and antitrust issues & Patent Trial and Appeals Board proceedings. Using domain knowledge and civil procedure expertise, the Legal Data Analyst will collaborate as a member of the data team to maintain data rigor through quality checks.


  • Apply the legal data coding schema to recently terminated cases and open cases with significant rulings

  • Work with the Director of Legal Data and the Legal Data Expert to implement quality checks

  • Provide domain expertise for making product development decisions



Team member should have knowledge of the major issues and legal doctrines important to intellectual property litigators. A passion for data rigor and an interest in uncovering high value data are critical. Good communication skills via email, video calls and chat are required.

Some of the things we are looking for:

  • Law degree (e.g. a JD or LLB)

  • 2 years experience analyzing legal data

  • Experience with SQL or Python

  • Highly motivated to thoughtfully and efficiently create datasets

Competitive salary plus comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Quarterly 401K Match

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Two Paid Volunteer Days

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Health Spending, Flexible Spending & Commuter Spending Accounts

The North American Research Solutions business of LexisNexis serves the information and workflow needs in the U.S. and Canada for professionals in the legal, government, corporate and academic markets using cutting-edge search technology. Legal and Business professionals rely on expansive LexisNexis® content and tools to make better informed decisions and achieve better outcomes in the practice of law and in managing their businesses.

LexisNexis Legal & Professional ( is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis and Nexis services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact

Primary Location NA-USA-CA-Menlo Park

Other Locations NA-United States