Reporter, Law360 - DC

Washington D.C.
Salary + employer paid benefits + generous PTO
Sep 22, 2016
Oct 22, 2016
Job Type
Full Time

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.


We are currently expanding our DC Bureau and are seeking talented reporters to join our Washington DC team. Our areas of coverage include a wide array of practice areas, including employment, environment, intellectual property, securities, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, real estate, project finance, capital markets, tax, and insurance; in industries such as energy, financial services, health-care, media and technology. On a typical day reporters will file four stories.


Applicants must have strong reporting skills and be able to demonstrate their ability to be proactive in shaping Law360’s regulatory coverage.



- Two plus years of paid, full time reporting experience or relevant graduate degrees;

- Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills;

- Must be willing to attend court events as assigned.


Preferences (one or more would be desirable):

- Graduate degree in journalism;

- Experience in covering legal and regulatory affairs;

- Experience in covering business news;

- Experience in meeting daily deadlines.


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 assessments electronically.


Law360 offices are located in NYC, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), FSA, tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary.


Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.