Telecommute Litigation Legal Editor in Manhattan

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: New York

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Job Category: Legal, Writing

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Weekly Hours: Part Time

Employment Status: Temporary, Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Staffing Agency

Job Summary

A staffing agency has an open position for a Telecommute Litigation Legal Editor in Manhattan.

Candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Writing high-quality legal news and analysis articles against challenging daily deadlines
  • Analyzing and anticipating interests of lawyers
  • Self editing to ensure articles meet standards of content accuracy

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • JD with 2+ years of law firm or in-house practice experience OR 5+ years experience writing legal news for a major news or legal industry publication
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Proven news judgment and analytical ability
  • Ability to prioritize concurrent article requests and commit to short turnaround deadlines
  • Experience using Westlaw and other online legal research platforms