Legal Writer

Primary Objective(s)

Thomson Reuters is seeking a Legal Writer to deliver legal analysis and current awareness information for legal practitioners across a broad range of practice areas that may include data privacy and security, energy, environment, insurance, and/or related topics. The Legal Writer will research, write and publish timely legal analysis articles on developments in litigation, legislation and regulation.

Division/Group/Role

Legal / Product & Editorial / Legal Writer

Key Responsibilities

  • Write high-quality articles daily.
  • Prioritize concurrent projects to meet challenging 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.

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all 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 over 60,000 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.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit careers.thomsonreuters.com.

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