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Senior Copy Editor- Tax

RELX Group Washington, DC
  • Expired: August 17, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Senior Copy Editor- Tax
**** at **New York, New York, United States** at
1 additional location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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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 largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.
We are seeking a senior editor to join our New York City team. Senior editors are responsible for performing structural edits on news stories and features. They also slot edit stories that have been reviewed by others on the copy desk. Senior editors provide feedback to reporters and other copy editors on how to improve their work.
The ideal candidate will have exceptional news judgment, an allergic reaction to bad writing, and a devotion to editorial excellence. Strong headline writing skills and an ability to work effectively with reporters, other copy editors and managers are musts. Experience editing legal or business news is a plus.
Copy desk shifts include 1:00-9:00 p.m. and 3:00-11:00 p.m. EST. Shift assignments are dependent upon department needs.
+ At least four years of experience with structural and stylistic editing for daily or weekly news publications
+ Extensive knowledge of AP style
+ At least six years of full-time editing experience
+ Legal or business news editing experience
+ Experience working as a slot editor at a daily newspaper or website
+ Experience working directly with reporters of all levels
Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.
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.
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), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary.
LexisNexis Legal & Professional ( is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its LexisNexis services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business.
Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or

RELX Group


Washington, DC
20044 USA