LexisNexis 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 LexisÂ« and NexisÂ« 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 RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.
Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the United States. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.
We are seeking a senior editor to join our Third-Party Content Team in New York City.
The senior editor is responsible for acquiring, editing and publishing daily articles written by subject matter experts spanning diverse legal practice specialties. Duties include but are not limited to covering a range of different beats on a daily basis; researching news topics and potential authors; reviewing submissions; executing publishing licenses; communicating with sources, reviewing submissions and editing articles; developing special series; and providing daily final review of all third-party content.
At least 4 years of journalism experience
Experience working on deadline in a breaking news environment
Experience networking with freelance authors to produce articles
Excellent news judgment
Strong writing and editing skills, including firm grasp of AP Style and ability to craft heds/leds
Ability to quickly distill complex legal issues for a corporate law audience
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with a small team of editors
Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.
Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal editing experience is preferred but not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job.
Law360 offices are located in NYC, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary.
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LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world. We help lawyers win cases, manage their work more efficiently, serve their clients better and grow their practices. We assist corporations in better understanding their markets and preventing bribery and corruption within their supply chains. We partner with leading global associations and customers to help collect evidence against war criminals and provide tools to combat human trafficking. We endeavour to advance the rule of law across the world.Our teams are combining unparalleled legal and business information with analytics and technology to advance what's possible for the way our customers work and to advance what's possible in the world by strengthening the rule of law.