Lex Machina Releases 2022 Employment Litigation Report
While employment case filings declined throughout the pandemic to the lowest number in a decade, COVID-19 cases and damages awards have remained robust
MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company, today releases its Employment Litigation Report. The report examines employment litigation trends in federal district and appellate courts. It focuses on the three-year period from 2019 to 2021 and surveys emerging trends in case filings, active venues, judges, law firms, parties, timing metrics, case resolutions, findings, and damages. The report frequently focuses on key subsets of the data, in order to provide analytics on cases involving Title VII, ADA, FMLA, and FLSA.
"One of the biggest trends is how repercussions from the pandemic continue to impact employment litigation," said Greg Brumfield, Lex Machina's employment legal data expert and author of the report. "The data and analytics show the effect, not only in case filing numbers in different subsets of employment litigation, but also in which venues were most active."
Findings from the report include:
Register here for a copy of the report: https://pages.lexmachina.com/2022EmploymentLitigationReport.html
Employment Report Webcast
Lex Machina is hosting a webcast to discuss the report on August 4, 2022 at noon ET/9am PT with Greg Brumfield (Lex Machina's Employment Legal Data Expert) and Rachel Bailey (Data Relations Manager). Register for the event or view a recording: https://pages.lexmachina.com/20220721-EmploymentLitigationReportWebcast_LP.html
About LexisNexis Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional® provides legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics that help customers increase their productivity, improve decision-making, achieve better outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 150 countries with 10,500 employees worldwide, is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.
About Lex Machina
Lex Machina fundamentally changes how companies and law firms compete in the business and practice of law. The company provides strategic insights on judges, lawyers, law firms, parties, and other critical information across 18 federal practice areas and a rapidly growing number of state courts. Lex Machina allows law firms and companies to predict the behaviors and outcomes that different legal strategies will produce, enabling them to win cases and close business.
Lex Machina was named "Greater Bay Area Top Workplaces 2022" (The San Francisco Chronicle Top Workplaces in the Bay Area 2022), "Legal Tech Company of the Year 2021" (CIO Review, 2021), "2021 Legal Technology Trailblazer" (National Law Journal Trailblazer Awards, 2021), Winner of the "Media Excellence" Award for Analytics/Big Data (13th Annual Media Excellence Award, 2021). Based in Silicon Valley, Lex Machina is part of LexisNexis, a leading global provider of legal, regulatory, and business information and analytics. For more information, please visit www.lexmachina.com.
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