Business of Law Reporter

Posted On: January 10, 2018

Journalism Job

Media Organization: ALM Media

Company Description

At ALM, we’re reinventing the way professionals use information, news, data, marketing solutions and events to manage the business of business. That requires creativity, collaboration and innovation. Headquartered in New York City with 18 offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843. Join our team of talented ALMers working to create exceptional experience for our audiences and customers across the globe.

Job Description

ALM, publisher of the American Lawyer, the National Law Journal, Legal Week and other award-winning national, international and regional publications, seeks an experienced full-time reporter to cover the evolution of the legal business at the world’s largest law firms.

We’re looking for someone who is ready to break news, deliver analysis and develop features on issues that impact global law firms’ business, such as competition for talent, geographic expansion, management and compensation. The ideal candidate is smart, energetic, a great writer, familiar with the legal industry and eager to be part of ALM’s digital-first global newsroom. The reporter will also contribute to new digital news products, such as newsletters, podcasts and video. Location is flexible.

Responsibilities :

•Produce breaking news stories on tight deadlines for readers in major legal industry markets.
•Write authoritatively on business issues of critical interest to legal industry professionals.
•Develop sources, establish and broaden a base of industry contacts.
•Produce enterprise articles, including features and investigative pieces, while juggling daily news commitments.
•Work well in a team environment with colleagues based around the world.


•Demonstrated reporting and writing skills, especially for a business audience.
•Ability to develop ongoing source relationships.
•Excellent organizational and communication skills.
•Able to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
•Knowledge of business issues affecting the legal industry.
•Ability to travel occasionally to major legal markets such as New York, London, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

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