LexisNexis Legal & Professional

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LexisNexis Legal & Professional Reviews

Updated December 3, 2014
Updated December 3, 2014
721 Reviews
2.7
721 Reviews
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LexisNexis Legal & Professional CEO Mike Walsh
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Other areas of the company allow more flexibility, better work life balance (in 73 reviews)

  • Company was very flexible with people wanting to work from home (in 51 reviews)


Cons
  • Inept executive board and senior management attitude destroying a once-proud company (in 62 reviews)

  • Upper management concerned only with short term revenue goals (in 54 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great place to work if you get in the right area

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Print Specialist in Miamisburg, OH
    Current Employee - Print Specialist in Miamisburg, OH

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    It is a large company with a little bit of stability. They have a lot of room to grow if you work hard.

    Cons

    Management in certain areas can be tough here. If you land under the wrong group you could have a rough time with the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Former employee

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Was able to practice my trade for many years despite the work environment fostered by corporate management.

    Cons

    Local managers were unprofessional and cared little for the people reporting to them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great co-workers, just not an innovative company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Solutions Specialist in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Research Solutions Specialist in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I loved my many years in sales here. Great managers, supportive teammates.

    Cons

    At the end of the day, the technology wasn't keeping up and I felt like I was working for a dying company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Excellent Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Production Specialist in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Production Specialist in Bellevue, WA

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great leadership and team culture. Co workers were great and very interesting work! Very good and gratifying training and team building events.

    Cons

    Not allot to say on the con side of things, I think smart coders and SQL gurus do not always make for good managers of people. I needed more opportunity for growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When promoting look for people skills. You are only going to be as good as the people you develop and surround yourself with.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lexis Nexis Large Law
    Current Employee - Lexis Nexis Large Law

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work-life balance; alot of independence with how to structure your accounts/opportunities in your territory.

    Cons

    lay offs are constant, organizational changes occur on a very frequent basis

    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Laid back environment with strong emphasis on work/life balance

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    I feel never overwhelmed here. I find it very easy to get help from the team, and most of us have a positive attitude. They are not strict about what time you come in or what time you leave, and you can work from home for just about any reason. People who have to take time off usually get the time off as well, and again, for any reason. The work life balance is so strong that I could see it giving people a new sense of entitlement. They do not micromanage either. Just do your job, make sure you are available during the meetings, and put your best foot forward.

    Cons

    The work pace is a little too slow for me. The worklife balance is shifted too far on life for me as well. I do feel under-utilized. Sometimes I have to wait days for other team-members from around the world to finish something just so I can continue working on it. I personally find the slow-paced environment a hinderance and am afraid I'll get a sense of entitlement that does not exist in any other company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good jobs, hit-and-miss management

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Generally a good company, with good products and good income potential

    Cons

    Some misguided management. They repeatedly invest in the wrong parts of their CRM and it's useless...no it's worse, it's a detriment to most users. And there's some disconnect between upper management and the "street" - so if your middle manager is good, it's OK, but if the middle manager just does whatever upper management wants, it interferes with getting things done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I know it's painful, but you need to either completely pull the plug on the CRM, or put someone else in charge of it and make it functional for your customer-facing reps. It's not even close, and missing BASIC capabilities.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    The company is a good company to get a broad experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time

    Pros

    Lots of ways to learn different parts of the company. Can expand across all departments

    Cons

    Hierarchial management - employees are too afraid to make their own decisions without someone above them approving it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower your people

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    A great place to get experience; maybe not best for a long-term career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Generally speaking, LexisNexis is a meritocracy. If you demonstrate that you can can do a job, you can get the job. With some exceptions, the best usually rise to the top.

    Cons

    Constant threat of layoffs and organizational churn. You can be put out on the street even though your work has been superb, just because the business org has changed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees should be better compensated for the level of risk they are taking on by working at this company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    It was great and very rewarding.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources
    Former Employee - Human Resources

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people, LexisNexis Cares, Career Opportunities, Visibility to Senior Management

    Cons

    None that rise to a significant level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay the course.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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