Josh Becker, CEO and “Accelerator” of Legal Tech

October 26, 2017

by: Mohammed Elayan and Kandy Williams

In today’s podcast we interview with Josh Becker, CEO of Lex Machina, a division of LexisNexis that provides litigation data and analytics for the largest federal practice areas. In the interview, Josh discusses:

  • how Lex Machina began as a Stanford Law School project to help tech companies fight lawsuits by patent trolls
  • how his background as both a venture capitalist and an entrepreneur helps him as CEO of a legal tech company
  • why Legal Analytics® is like “Moneyball” for lawyers
  • LexisNexis and Lex Machina’s Legal Tech Accelerator program for startups in the legal tech industry
  • some of the challenges he has faced as CEO

For more about Lex Machina, a division of LexisNexis Company, visit

For more about the Legal Tech Accelerator Program, or to apply, please email Alex Oh at

For more about LexisNexis, visit

Previous interview with Ryan Alshak.

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