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Senior Associate Editor, Practical Law - Corporate and M&A

Thomson Reuters Publishing / Editorial 11/17/2017 4:32:43 PM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

Sr. Associate Editor, Corporate M&A

Practical Law is looking for a bright and driven individual to join our Corporate and M&A editorial team. The ideal candidate has experience as an M&A associate in a top law firm. A strong desire to work in the legal publishing industry and solid writing experience are strongly preferred.

This person will be responsible for drafting deal summaries and analyzing trends for our What's Market M&A databases.

Primary responsibilities include:               

  • Drafting summaries of public merger agreements and private acquisition agreements (private merger agreements and stock and asset purchase agreements).  
  • Drafting What’s Market practice notes and other resources highlighting current market trends.
  • Providing additional support to the Corporate and M&A team as required. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • J.D. from an accredited institution.
  • Three or more years' experience in a law firm, including:
    • Comprehensive understanding of general public and private M&A practices.
    • Comprehensive understanding of current market issues.
    • Familiarity with corporate documentation.
    • Recent experience drafting and negotiating public and/or private M&A documentation.
    • Familiarity with overall corporate transaction process.
    • Familiarity with SEC website (EDGAR).
  • Excellent writing and drafting skills including:
    • Very close attention to detail.
    • Excellent command of grammar, punctuation, and plain English.
    • Ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and succinctly.
  • Analytical and research skills and ability to identify key information from sources.
  • Ability to work efficiently and within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent IT, administrative, and organization skills.
  • Excellent team working skills.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Job Function: Publishing / Editorial
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