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Legal Editor, Privacy & Data Security

Thomson Reuters Publishing / Editorial 2/9/2018 4:50:56 PM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

Job Title: Legal Editor

Practical Law is looking for a Legal Editor to join our Privacy & Data Security team who will be responsible to:

Primary Objectives

Draft and maintain core resources focused on global privacy and data security laws and regulations, including legal updates, Q&A guides, practice notes, annotated standard-form documents, and checklists covering current legal developments, regulatory issues, transactions, and legal practice.

Major Areas of Accountability

  • Independently, and with minimal senior editor supervision, research, draft, and edit core resources focused on global privacy and data security laws and regulations, including practice notes, Q&A guides, annotated standard-form documents, and checklists covering current legal developments, regulatory issues, transactions, and legal practice.
  • Analyze and monitor global privacy and data security law and regulatory legal developments and update core resources for changes in law and legal practice.
  • Assign and edit legal updates summarizing current developments in global privacy and data security law and legal practice.
  • Work with external authors to solicit and edit contributed works.
  • Assist with additional editorial-related projects, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • JD required.
  • 5+ years' experience with Practical Law, a law firm, government or in-house counsel, with 3+ years of experience required researching, writing about, or advising clients on privacy and data security laws, including global data protection laws.
  • Understand current market issues and proposals to enact, amend, or change privacy and data security laws or regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of US and global data privacy and security laws.
  • Excellent ability to research, draft, and edit complex core resources.
  • Ability to multi-task, work effectively with team and work effectively with minimal supervision and senior editor editing.
  • Ability to take on and effectively manage additional editorial-related projects, as needed.

Candidates selected for a second interview will be required to submit a writing sample.

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Locations
New York-New York-United States of America
Req #: JREQ099280
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America
Job Function: Publishing / Editorial
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