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Practical Law for small law firms

Our expert resources help small law firms like yours get right to business – no matter what you're working on. Our expert team of attorney-editors creates and maintains thousands of practical resources so you don't have to.

With Practical Law, you can:

Enhance productivity: You are asked to be an expert in many practice areas. That’s why Practical Law resources are supported by more than 230 experienced attorney-editors who make sure you are well-versed on legal and regulatory trends – helping you get more work done faster.

Increase efficiency: Leveraging our legal know-how helps you save costs and time by increasing your expertise and enabling you to share that knowledge with others in your firm.

Improve response time: By using Practical Law resources, you can respond to client requests quickly and with up-to-date information that reflects current legal practices. Practical Law resources ensure you are giving your client the right information, when they need it.

Practice areas

State-specific content is available.

Why Practical Law?

State Q&A for faster research

Analyze a specific state’s law on a variety of topics, or create custom reports comparing multiple states.

Global content

Add content by country or by topical area – more than 100 countries plus international arbitration and multi-jurisdictional guides.

What’s Market

Easily stay on top of current trends and market practice. Search, review, and compare summaries of recent deals and filings.


Gain access to a variety of sample documents including checklists, practice notes, and more for general, business law, and labor and employment law. Documents include:

  • Choosing an Entity Comparison Chart (Checklist)
  • Indemnification Clauses in Commercial Contracts (Practice Note)
  • Confidentiality Agreement: General (Mutual)
  • Term Sheets (Practice Note)
  • Noncompete Agreement with Employees (Practice Note)
  • Much more

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Practical Law and
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How you can leverage Practical Law

  • Handle more work in-house, reducing dependency on outside counsel while delivering the best legal work to your internal partners.
  • Enable new team members to hit the ground running by leveraging Practical Law resources as a virtual training program.
  • Review and compare state laws across multiple practice areas. See how other states are handling issues you might be working on.
  • Stop reinventing the wheel. Our drafting notes and model documents include practical drafting tips and negotiation guidance.

How Practical Law helps small law firms

62% of small law firms say they feel pressure from clients demanding more for less.
See firsthand how Practical Law resources are helping attorneys like you.

"As a solo practitioner, I use Practical Law on a daily basis. It is a real time-saver and I am confident I have everything I need in one place!"

Meg Gilmartin
Gilmartin Law Firm

"Practical Law allows us to provide the quality legal services that we want at a reasonable price for our clients."

John Stroh
Sharpnack, Bigley, Stroh & Washburn, LLP

"Practical Law has more than paid for itself in the time we have saved and the value we are providing to our clients. It is a resource that no business lawyer should be without."

Jennifer Gedville
Lavin & Waldon, PC

"Practical Law saves me a significant amount of time, allowing me to better serve my clients through increase efficiency and accuracy."

Holly Hammer
Hutchinson PLLC

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How customers use Practical Law

*Survey of solo and small law Practical Law customers, October 2015.

**Survey of solo and small law Practical Law customers, October 2013.

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