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LexisNexis Legal & Professional New York City Reviews

Updated September 12, 2017
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LexisNexis Legal & Professional CEO Mike Walsh
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Pros
  • There is very good work-life balance (in 112 reviews)

  • there is potential to work from home if you have the capabilities (in 54 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management are not technical (in 68 reviews)

  • Upper Management out of touch with the key asset to the company (in 64 reviews)

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  1. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great policies, work at home, very good location in NYC, new open office, very good work culture

    Cons

    Below average salary, reorg in 2-3 years

    Advice to Management

    Retain good employees & match the market rates


  2. "paralegal"

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    Current Employee - Paralegal in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Paralegal in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    very professional and life time experience

    Cons

    work in the city is a little bit tough

    Advice to Management

    thank you for everything

  3. Helpful (5)

    "Account Executive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Company has a great culture. Used to have good work/life balance. Great people. Respected company in industry. Interesting work. Amazing clients.

    Cons

    Company has been downsizing and laying off very good people. Everyone is wondering what the end game is. Cannot make as much money. Products need to be more cutting edge.

    Advice to Management

    Stop downsizing and focus on the talent that you currently have.

    LexisNexis Legal & Professional Response

    Mar 9, 2017 – Director, Corporate Communication

    Thank you for your years of service to LexisNexis and thank you for writing your review. You’re right, LexisNexis has a very good culture with many caring people. We appreciate our great customers... More


  4. "Training Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Training Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Training Consultant in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are great Benefits, Flexible work schedule. Many parts of the organization depend on you being Self directed. There are many internal resources for Personal development which you can use but you will likely have to do it on your own time.

    Cons

    There are Limited growth opportunity and Low salary for the production level work. The leadership goals change often causing employees to have a lack of direction and focus.

    Advice to Management

    Employee engagement is key to getting the best work out of your people as well as retaining valuable talent.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Life at LN"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at LexisNexis Legal & Professional (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots to learn, Good titles, Few leaders are very good.

    Cons

    Too much pressure, bad work life balance and compensation


  6. "Very good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work environment
    Good benefits
    Management is well qualified and tries to do the right thing.
    It has a great mission of strengthening the rule of law around the world

    Cons

    The market for the company has been very challenging, so the company has needed to reorganize multiple times
    Certain parts of the organization can move slowly

    Advice to Management

    Minimize reorganizations to provide more stability to employees, which will benefit clients as well


  7. "Production"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in New Providence, NJ
    Former Employee - Store Manager in New Providence, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits and compensation. Challenging. Good people to work with. Works toward personal development and lots of learning tools and resources.

    Cons

    Lots of staff reductions each year impacts productivity. Matrix organization so reporting on the details of tem workflow sometimes gets lost in the reporting.

  8. Helpful (5)

    "Great Place to Work--to a Point"

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    Former Employee - Editor in New Providence, NJ
    Former Employee - Editor in New Providence, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic co-workers. Most of middle management is hard-working and tries to promote interests of customers and employees.

    Cons

    Constantly downsizing and off-shoring in the last few years. They do away with some of their best talent for what looks like very little gain.

    Advice to Management

    Consider that one of the functions of business is to provide jobs to talented people who help maintain the quality of your products.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Account Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great company and great pay, forward looking company , cares about their people

    Cons

    unorganized, too big sometime, , need to get more focused on each product

    Advice to Management

    fix the systes


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Not the Most Organized"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in New York, NY

    I worked at LexisNexis Legal & Professional as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    The employees were very friendly.

    Cons

    However, the project was not the best organized.


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