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Company: Bloomberg BNA
Legal Editor III (Banking and/or Litigation Law) - JD Required
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 4, 2013
Job ID: 1462719


Position: Legal Editor III (Banking and/or Litigation Law)


 POSITION OVERVIEW: Perform highly complex legal analysis and legal writing for assigned publications. Help the lead editor and/or managing editor to determine and coordinate scope of coverage and review  and copy edit work of less experienced legal editors.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Edit legal materials from outside author-practitioners, focusing on the accuracy of the content, coverage, comprehensiveness, organization, and overall readability; research accuracy of content to include review of underlying cases, statutes, and other sources; write original content on a limited basis to reflect new developments; serve as the main point of contact for outside attorney author-practitioners, ensuring that manuscript and revision deadlines are established and met and that author payments are processed in a timely manner; participate in/oversee various aspects of production, including learning and applying proper tagging conventions as needed; working with indexing systems to ensure proper topical classifications; developing and/or reviewing tables, charts, and other supporting materials as needed; maintain knowledge of issues in the legal field related to assigned practice areas and publications, and working with Managing Editor to identify priority areas for content revision/new publishing; act as back-up to Managing Editor; participate in special projects; and perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Four years’ experience in some combination of legal writing, editing and practice; specific experience and current knowledge of banking and/or litigation law required; superior abilities in legal research, analysis, and writing, including demonstrated skill in writing for clarity and accuracy, as well as knowledge of federal and state regulatory, legislative, and judicial processes; excellent organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision, with strong emphasis on scheduling and managing multiple tasks; establishing and managing deadlines; communicating status and concerns to multiple parties appropriately; direct experience in writing for publication and/or working with attorney authors preferred, including excellent editing skills, the ability to collaborate with and direct outside authors in the development of acceptable manuscripts, and the overall ability to develop and maintain productive long-term working relationships; strong computer skills, to allow for quick development of editing, tagging and manuscript processing skills required for use of BNA publishing systems; Law degree required.

Candidates are required to pass a test for this position.

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BNA offers a comprehensive benefits package beyond full employer-paid health care to include tuition reimbursement, domestic partner benefits, transportation subsidies, generous annual and sick leave, parenting leave; and much more.

BNA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. BNA has adopted an Affirmative Action Program to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or any other classification protected by law.



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