Attorney Editor Thomson Reuters


In this role you will provide legal interpretation in the form of research, analysis, and writing to support the development and maintenance of Thomson Reuters Legal information in all media. Members of this team are also tasked with ensuring that published legal information contains and delivers premium legal content.

About the Role:

In this opportunity as Attorney Editor, you will:

  • Legal Research, Analysis and Writing: Our Attorney Editors create and classify legal information in the form of headnotes, highlights, and other features and enhancements. You will also identify key legal issues in editorial materials while demonstrating competence in Westlaw navigation and on-line research tools.
  • Editorial Responsibility: Members of this team adhere to editorial publishing schedules and quality standards. They also verify their own work and that of other staff as required for accuracy and completeness and ensure that the information is properly presented and organized. In this role you will be required to maintain and develop legal knowledge and skills training as needed to complete your work and in order to stay current on legal trends and developments that are related to your editorial responsibilities.
  • Individual and Leadership Development: As a part of a larger team, you will attend and participate in meetings and take part in the employee evaluation process (both wider feedback and self-evaluation). To be most effective at your job, you will develop knowledge of Thomson Reuters Legal publications and products related to your responsibilities, and those of competitors.
  • Members of our team prioritize their own work and understand the roles and responsibilities of each collaborator/team member and how each role impacts production. You will also be required to demonstrate competence on company specific systems necessary to perform your job functions.
  • Cases Editorial: As a member of the Cases Editorial team, you will read and analyze court decisions and create annotations for each point of law in the decision for Westlaw. Strong analytical and writing skills, productivity, and quality are necessary to maintain our world class judicial content.

About You:

You are a fit for the role ofAttorney Editor if your background includes:

  • J.D. degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school
  • Self-starter with aptitude for legal research and writing
  • Analytical thinker who uses logic and collaborates to solve difficult problems
  • Decisive with a focus on making quality decisions quickly
  • Ability to interpret, analyze, organize, and communicate complex legal material.
  • Comfortable with personal computers and familiar with word processing and online applications
  • Can prioritize tasks and projects and pursue them with energy and drive
  • Great teammate who will work successfully in a shared environment.
  • Strong communicator who can speak and write clearly and effectively with all contacts, both in and outside Thomson Reuters.

What’s in it For You?

You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:

  • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more
  • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Days Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
  • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters café networking
  • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact
  • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we have never talked about with as much pride as we should – we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth, and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.
  • Compensation: Base salary and variable compensation that is related to your success