Legal Reporter at Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters

Legal Reporter (REMOTE – Level 1 Journalist)

  • Req #: JREQ133337
  • Job Function: News & Editorial

Job Description

Reuters is seeking an experienced legal reporter to hit the ground running and cover a wide range of legal news, from the business of law to litigation in a number of practice areas. The ideal candidate will write about high-profile court filings and rulings on a daily basis and will also be expected to proactively identify broader trends and bellwether cases as they develop. This journalist must be able to report deeply and write quickly and with insight for a targeted readership of legal professionals. Familiarity with legal research tools is essential as is a curiosity to delve into the world of white shoe and plaintiffs’ lawyers, lobbyists and special interest groups. A minimum of two years of experience covering legal news is a must.

The position will offer an ambitious reporter the opportunity to deepen expertise in a rich subject area. It will primarily involve writing for Practitioner Insights, a news platform for customers of Thomson Reuters’ flagship legal platform Westlaw. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in legal news and in being part of a high-profile enterprise that is of strategic importance to the company.

This role is remote-based, can be located across the United States.

Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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