Posted On: June 20, 2012
Media Organization: Law360
Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. 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.
Law360 offices are located in Union Square, NYC. We offer 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.
Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We currently have several opportunities for reporters to join our NYC editorial team!
On a typical day reporters at Law360 will file four stories. These stories cover a wide array of practice areas, including employment law, environmental law, intellectual property law and securities law; and most recently, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, real estate, project finance, and capital markets; in industries such as energy, financial services, health-care, media and technology.
Required experience includes;
- BA/BS in Journalism;
- Two years of paid, full-time reporting experience or relevant graduate degree;
- Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills;
- And an interest in business and legal issues.
Preferred experience includes;
- Graduate degree;
- Experience in news reporting (AP Style), covering legal, regulatory affairs, or business news;
- Or working with daily deadlines.
Hours for this position are 10:30a to 6:30p (regular shift).
Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting experience is not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job. Please note; qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.