Law360, Legal Industry Reporter - NY

New York, NY
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
Newswires, Online
Editorial, Reporting
Job Type
Full Time

Location:  New York, NY

Portfolio Media, Inc., publisher of Law360, is seeking an experienced reporter to cover the business of law firms for our online daily business newswire. The Legal Industry Reporter will be responsible for pitching and writing 2-3 stories per day on topics of interest to law firm leaders, including but not limited to law firm finances, marketing, business development, expansion efforts, billing practices, benefits and compensation, diversity, recruitment, education and training, and legal ethics, among other topics.

The Legal Industry Reporter will be responsible for developing a diverse group of sources within law firms and among legal industry experts and maintaining a calendar of events and attending important industry conferences.

Candidates must have at least two years reporting experience, experience covering law firms and strong reporting, writing, communication and analytical abilities. Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.


• Degree in Journalism or related field
• 2+ years of paid, full time reporting experience
• Experience reporting on law firms
• Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills
• Must be able to start at least three weeks from acceptance date


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.

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 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.

Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.