In this role you will provide legal interpretation in the form of research, analysis, and writing to support the development and maintenance of Thomson Reuters Legal information in all media. Members of this team are also tasked with ensuring that published legal information contains and delivers premium legal content.
About the Role:
In this opportunity as Attorney Editor you will:
Legal Research, Analysis and Writing: Our Attorney Editors create and classify legal information in the form of headnotes, highlights, and other features and enhancements. You will also identify key legal issues in editorial materials while demonstrating competence in Westlaw navigation and on-line research tools.
Editorial Responsibility: Members of this team adhere to editorial publishing schedules and quality standards. They also verify their own work and that of other staff as required for accuracy and completeness, and ensure that the information is properly presented and organized. In this role you will be required to maintain and develop legal knowledge and skills training as needed to complete your work and in order to stay current on legal trends and developments that are related to your editorial responsibilities.
Individual and Leadership Development: As a part of a larger team, you will attend and participate in meetings and take part in the employee evaluation process (both wider feedback and self-evaluation). To be most effective at your job, you will develop knowledge of Thomson Reuters Legal publications and products related to your responsibilities, and those of competitors.
Members of our team prioritize their own work and understand the roles and responsibilities of each collaborator/team member and how each role impacts production. You will also be required to demonstrate competence on company specific systems necessary to perform your job functions.
We have two teams hiring Attorney Editors at our Minneapolis/St Paul campus (Eagan, MN) at this time:
Codes Editorial: Codes Attorney Editors are responsible for maintaining and enhancing our legislative, regulatory and court rules materials. Collaboration is essential since you will work with a team that crosses departments and even international lines. Outstanding analytical skills to determine legislative intent and enhance content to help attorneys with their research, along with an eye for detail to maintain our high level of quality, are also important.
Cases Editorial: As a member of the Cases Editorial team, you will read and analyze court decisions and create and classify short summaries of each point of law in the decision for Westlaw and print. Strong analytical and writing skills, productivity, and quality are necessary to maintain our world class judicial content.
You’re a fit for the role of Attorney Editor if you have/are:
J.D. degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school
Self-starter with aptitude for legal research and writing
Analytical thinker who uses logic and collaborates to solve difficult problems
Decisive with a focus on making quality decisions quickly
Ability to interpret, analyze, organize, and communicate complex legal material.
Comfortable with personal computers and familiar with word processing and online applications
Can prioritize tasks and projects and pursue them with energy and drive
Great teammate who will work successfully in a shared environment.
Strong communicator who can speak and write clearly and effectively with all contacts, both in and outside Thomson Reuters.
We are hiring for these positions in our Minneapolis/St. Paul (Eagan), MN office only.
What’s in it For You?
At Thomson Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:
Our Culture: You will have the opportunity to work for a company that has a market dominant position and is passionate about giving back to the community
Learning & Development: You will be joining a team that has the commitment of the company to prioritize growth and has made investments to expand our capabilities. This includes paid CLE time for Attorney Editors
Benefits: Extraordinary benefits package including health benefits, savings/investment plans, paid time off, and bar dues reimbursement
Social Impact: Global volunteer network, organized virtual volunteer events, 2 paid volunteer workdays a year, company matching for personal charitable giving and fundraising
Compensation: Base salary and a variable compensation that is directly related to your success
Internal Number: JREQ140820
About Thomson Reuters
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.
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