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Large law firm

Information resources director Carol Bannen

Carol Bannen

"We want to get the right information to our clients, in the most efficient manner and also at a reasonable price.”

Small law firm

Partner Ben Skjold

Ben Skjold

“As one of the owners of the firm, I'm always concerned with ... did we really do a wide enough search? Did we really check everything?”

Government agency

Public defender Don Landis

Don Landis

“At 3:00 in the morning ... I don't want to wade through 100 cases to find the one case that WestlawNext would've pulled up first or second.”

Large law firm

Litigation group director Richard Rosensweig

Richard Rosensweig

“The amount of time we're spending on finding exactly what we need has gone down.”

Corporate counsel

Corporate librarian Jennifer Nicolitz

Jennifer Nicolitz

“Our attorneys work quicker and have more confidence in the results they're getting.”

Large law firm

Library director Mary Ellen Kaas

Mary Ellen Kaas

I was excited that our researchers would have access to ... a whole new way of searching.”

Large law firm

Chief technology officer Larri J. Broomfield

Larri J. Broomfield

“We've understood that, to provide the best service, we must have the best technology.”

Small law firm

Attorney Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson

“Wherever you are and you have your iPad with you, you can do the research and address the issue.”

Large law firm

Litigation associate Katy O’Leary

Katy O’Leary

“A partner will want to know, ‘What's a quick answer to this question? What are the key factors?’“

Government agency

City attorney Tom Carpenter

Tom Carpenter

“WestlawNext makes for better briefs … better contracts … better ordinances and resolutions.”

Widely adopted, broadly acclaimed

Best Online Legal Research Vendor

Best of The National Law Journal Survey (2014, 2012)

New York Law Journal® Reader Rankings (2013, 2011)

The National Law Journal® Best of Legal Times Survey (2012)

The National Law Journal Best of Chicago Survey (2012)

The Texas Legal Community and Texas Lawyer® (2012)

Best Legal Research Provider (including offline)

Best of The National Law Journal Survey (2014, 2013)

New York Law Journal Reader Rankings (2013)

The Recorder® Best of the Recorder Survey (2012)

Best Legal Research iPad® App

Best of The National Law Journal Survey (2014, 2013, 2012)

New York Law Journal Reader Rankings (2013, 2012)

The National Law Journal Best of Legal Times Survey (2012, 2011)

Best Solo/Small Firm Research Vendor

Best of The National Law Journal Survey (2014, 2013, 2012)

The National Law Journal Best of Legal Times Survey (2012)

New York Law Journal Reader Rankings (2012)

WestlawNext/Westlaw Classic used most often over all other legal research platforms

ABA Legal Technology Survey (10 years running)

WestlawNext receives an "A" from TechnoLawyer

LitigationWorld: TechnoScore (2011)

2011 New Product of the Year

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) (2011)