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Legal Writer

Thomson Reuters Publishing / Editorial 12/20/2017 12:38:23 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

Primary Objective(s)

Thomson Reuters is seeking a Legal Writer to research, write, self edit and produce legal news and other current awareness information for legal practitioners. The Legal Writer will research, write and publish timely legal analysis articles on developments in litigation, legislation and regulation. 


Legal / Product & Editorial / Legal Writer

Key Responsibilities

  • Write high-quality legal news articles.
  • Prioritize concurrent assignments to meet challenging daily deadlines.
  • Maintain competence in civil procedure and select areas of law.
  • Analyze and anticipate interests of a targeted professional audience.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with members of the legal community in assigned focus areas.
  • Assist with online and print publishing tasks as needed.
  • Work with colleagues and other departments to foster company goals.
  • Contribute to product development as needed.

At Thomson Reuters, we deliver intelligent information quickly and efficiently, so professionals have knowledge to act. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and scientific, healthcare, and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • J.D. preferred but not required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or related field.
  • 1+ years of experience in legal journalism, news or other writing environment.
  • Superior writing skills, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Familiarity with Associated Press style.
  • Proven news judgment and analytical ability.
  • Experience using online legal research platforms.
  • Ability to quickly learn and master new technologies.
  • Ability to prioritize concurrent projects and adhere to challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt and change quickly to meet the needs of ongoing responsibilities and emerging projects.

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.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ095247
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Publishing / Editorial
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