Practical Law US is looking for a Senior Legal Editor who has a passion for research and writing on legal topics to create attorney-specific resources for our Capital Markets & Corporate Governance Service. We are looking for someone who has focused their career on debt capital-raising transactions with a deep experience in indenture/trustee matters, exchange/debt offers and high-yield debt offerings. Our culture is dynamic, energetic and intellectual. Our hours are regular, and vacations are never interrupted. We work collaboratively on resources and interesting projects that integrate with Thomson Reuter's other offerings, particularly in the legal technology space. The focus of the editor is to expand the scope of our legal know-how materials in the following areas: The legal issues facing companies in connection with their debt capital-raising offerings. The understanding of how to structure a debt security on terms that are acceptable to investors but also providing the company with adequate financing. Indenture/Description of Notes and trustee matters pertaining to an offering. Conducting all aspects of debt capital-raising transactions, including exchange/debt offers and high-yield debt offerings, preferably representing the issuer. Issuer and underwriter/placement agent issues at all stages of registered and unregistered debt offerings. About the Role In this opportunity as Senior Legal Editor, Capital Markets & Corporate Governance you will: Conceptualize, draft and edit original legal know-how materials, including practice notes, annotated standard-form documents and transactional checklists for online and print publication. Maintain current awareness of and analyze law and market practice in this area. Focus and shape the future of Practical Law’s debt capital markets content. Collaborate with sales and marketing teams to plan and lead product demonstrations, webinars and in-person continuing legal education seminars for current and potential subscribers. Assist with the development of special projects undertaken by Thomson Reuters and Practical Law. Organize and conduct webinars on topics of interest to attorneys practicing in the securities law area and assist with marketing initiatives and sales demonstrations. Write and edit content for Practical Law. Develop and use existing relationships with in-house counsel and legal practitioners to ensure that the transactional offerings content is topical and meets their needs. About You You’re a fit for the role of Senior Legal Editor, Capital Markets & Corporate Governance if your background includes: At least six years of securities law experience providing advice on transactional matters to a variety of organizations with a strong focus on representing startups and small business organizations. Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services. A solid understanding of the needs of law firm attorneys and corporate counsel with respect to all areas of securities law practice. Ability to understand and interpret fundamental workings and trends within a target industry. A passion for writing and good editing skills, including: very close attention to detail; impressive command of grammar, punctuation, and plain English; and the ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply. Candidates selected for a second interview will be required to provide a writing sample. 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: Hybrid Work Model: Currently the majority of our employees are working within a hybrid environment consisting of in-office and remote work, and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines. 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 Day 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’ve 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. As required by the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) for New York City based roles, the base compensation range for this position is $122,500 - $227,500. This role may also be eligible for an Annual Bonus based on a combination of enterprise and individual performance. As required by local legislation for this remote based role, the base compensation range for this position is $108,500 - $201,500. This role may also be eligible for an Annual Bonus based on a combination of enterprise and individual performance. #LI-DW1 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. 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Our benefit package includes market competitive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance programs, as well as a competitive 401k plan with company match. In addition, Thomson Reuters offers market leading work life benefits with competitive vacation, sick and safe paid time off, paid holidays (including two company mental health days off), parental leave, sabbatical leave. These benefits meet or exceeds the requirements of paid time off in accordance with any applicable state or municipal laws. Finally, Thomson Reuters offers the following additional benefits: optional hospital, accident and sickness insurance paid 100% by the employee; optional life and AD&D insurance paid 100% by the employee; Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts; fitness reimbursement; access to Employee Assistance Program; Group Legal Identity Theft Protection benefit paid 100% by employee; access to 529 Plan; commuter benefits; Adoption & Surrogacy Assistance; Tuition Reimbursement; and access to Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Thomson Reuters complies with local laws that require upfront disclosure of the expected pay range for a position. The location(s) for this role include one or more of the following (New York City, San Francisco, Culver City). The base compensation range for the role in any of those locations is $125,500 - $233,100. The location(s) for this role include one or more of the following states (CA, CO, CT, NV, WA) and/or remote. The base compensation range for the role in any of those locations is $114,100 - $211,900. This role may also be eligible for an Annual Bonus based on a combination of enterprise and individual performance. Base pay is positioned within the range based on several factors including an individual’s knowledge, skills and experience with consideration given to internal equity. Base pay is one part of a comprehensive Total Reward program which also includes flexible and supportive benefits and other wellbeing programs. Protect yourself from fraudulent job postings click here to know more. More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on https://thomsonreuters.com. Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.
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