With legal technology companies of all ilks rapidly moving to develop products that incorporate the new generation of generative AI typified by ChatGPT, it was only a matter of time before one of the legal research giants would enter the fray.
Today, LexisNexis is announcing the launch of Lexis+ AI, a new product that uses large language models (LLMs), including GPT-4, to answer legal research questions, summarize legal issues, and generate drafts of documents such as demand letters or client emails.
Lexis+ AI is “a tool that will transform legal workflows,” said Jeff Pfeifer, chief product officer for LexisNexis in Canada, Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S., said during a preview yesterday for members of the media. “Our solution is designed to leverage the latest in generative AI technology with trusted insights from LexisNexis.”
Meanwhile, the other legal research giant, Thomson Reuters, owner of Westlaw, said this week that it plans to invest