M&A Reporter

Posted On: March 15, 2012

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Law360

Company Description

Founded in 2004, Law360 is a leading source of legal and business news. Its staff of 80 reporters and editors produces more than 100 stories a day for 100,000 newsletter recipients.

Law360 has quickly become a must-have for legal practitioners, who rely on our service to stay on top of emerging litigation, regulatory developments and major transactions. Our subscribers include the 100 largest law firms in the U.S., in-house counsel at major corporations, and government agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.

Job Description

Law360 is looking for a senior reporter to cover mergers & acquisitions and private equity. This reporter will be responsible for staying on top of day-to-day transactions as well as generating regular analysis and feature pieces that will be of interest to our audience of high-level corporate lawyers. The reporter will be expected to build sources, ask questions, explore interesting angles and dig up good scoops.

- Two plus years of paid, full time reporting experience or relevant graduate degrees
- Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills
- Exceptional news judgment
- Exceptional communication skills
- Experience covering M&A transactions and/or private equity deals
- Must be able to build sources and regularly enterprise stories

- Graduate degree in journalism
- Experience in covering legal or regulatory affairs
- Experience in covering business news

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Familiarity with the law is a plus but is not required. Must possess strong writing and reporting skills as well as experience covering corporate deals. Please note; qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

Law360 offers a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary with bonus eligibility.

Law360, published by Portfolio Media, Inc. is an online daily newswire that covers breaking legal news for a sophisticated audience of lawyers at firms, corporations and government agencies.

Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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