LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that Lexis Advance®, its dynamic next-generation legal information solution, has won the 2013 SIIA CODiE TM Award in the Best Legal Information Solution category. Seven additional LexisNexis ® products and services were among the CODiE ® finalists, including Lexis® Practice Advisor, Lexis® for Microsoft Office®, nexis.com®, Nexis® Media Coverage Analyzer, Lawyers.comSM, Lexis® Smart Precedents and Reed Technology Web PreserverTM. SIIA, the Software & Information Industry Association, recognizes excellence in the business software, digital content and education technology industries. The 2013 CODiE Award winners were announced at a special luncheon in New York City on January 31. “We are thrilled that Lexis Advance won the CODiE for Best Legal Information Solution,” said Mike Walsh, CEO, LexisNexis Legal & Professional. “This honor not only recognizes our commitment to consistently converting what we hear from our customers into innovative solutions, making their lives easier and more efficient – it underscores the fact that LexisNexis is transforming the legal technology industry.” Lexis Advance is a dynamic next-generation legal information solution that helps transform the way legal professionals conduct research, providing attorneys with essential information, workflow and analytical tools for all aspects of their day-to-day work. The web-based service provides an intuitive, visual interface, sophisticated browse-functionality and pre- and post-search filters so that users of all experience levels can easily personalize, analyze and manage their research. Lexis Advance leverages cutting-edge technology that uniquely combines its High Performance Computing Cluster (HPCC Systems ®), an open-sourced big data technology, with a superior legal taxonomy and search algorithms. This instills intelligence and reveals hidden connections across large content sets with significant speed. The 2013 CODiE Award in the Best Legal Information Solution category recognizes the leading information solution specifically dedicated to the legal profession – ranging from access to primary and secondary legal research sources to business development tools, litigation support and e-discovery solutions. About LexisNexis® Legal & ProfessionalLexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis ® and Nexis ® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.