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Attorney Editor

Thomson Reuters Publishing / Editorial 12/1/2017 11:19:54 AM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Legal Research, Analysis and Enhancement:

Creates editorial enhancements to help customers understand the context and developments of the law.

Classifies legal information in the form of KeyRules and Drafting Assistant content. as well as other text.

Maintains up to date and accurate text by analyzing and integrating rules, regulations, secondary sources and enacted legislation.

Reviews content rendered as print or electronic products for completeness and accuracy.

Demonstrates competence in Westlaw navigation and on-line research tools.

Editorial Responsibility:

Meets editorial publishing schedules and quality standards.

Follows editorial style and standards for the department and individual jurisdictions.

Verifies own work and that of other staff as required for accuracy and completeness, and ensures that the information is properly presented and organized.

Maintains and develops legal knowledge and skills training as required to complete work and stay current on legal trends and developments related to the employee’s editorial responsibilities.

Individual and Leadership Development:

Attends and participates in meetings as requested / required.

Participates in the employee evaluation process (both wider feedback and self-evaluation).

Develops knowledge of Thomson Reuters Legal publications and products related to the employee's responsibilities, and those of competitors.

Prioritizes own work.

Understands the roles and responsibilities of each team member and how each role affects production.

Demonstrates competence on company specific systems necessary to perform job functions.

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.

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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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ094758
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Publishing / Editorial
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