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Senior State Content Editor - Commercial Transactions

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Min 6 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Aug 16,2017

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Jul 05,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior State Content Editor - Commercial Transactions- The candidate will independently develop, write and edit New York law-specific know-how and current awareness content for practicing attorney-subscribers to be published online for the Commercial Service, with an emphasis on general contract and boilerplate principles, UCC – Article 2 and supply chain matters, services agreements, consumer regulatory issues and international trade. Will independently develop, write, edit and peer review the above-described content related to states other than New York, as necessary. Collaborate with other firm editors on content planning and priorities to meet the practice needs of New York-based and other state-based commercial attorneys. Produce a wide range of commercial resources, including practice guidance notes, standard documents, checklists and other state-specific legal content in firm writing style. Establish and maintain relationships with external law firm and in-house lawyers to find content contributors and to ensure that the commercial content is topical and meets the needs. Write and edit content for firm’s companion magazine. Stay informed of current developments and issues in New York, as well as for other states as necessary, business organizations and commercial laws and market practice to ensure timely updates of existing content and development of new content. Organize and conduct webinars on commercial law topics. Assist with state content sales demonstrations and marketing initiatives.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have 6+ years’ experience working as an attorney in a law firm in New York and/or as in-house counsel with in-depth work experience in commercial matters governed by New York law. Must have significant and broad experience in a variety of commercial transactional matters, optimally including: General contract principles and boilerplate (standard provisions in all transactional matters); and Purchase, sale and supply of goods (UCC - Article 2), including e-commerce transactions; Manufacturing, distribution, logistics, warehousing and reseller transactions; Sales representative and professional services arrangements; Strategic alliance agreements; Consumer regulatory issues (product safety and labeling); International trade (including import/export regulations). Must have an excellent understanding of New York business organizations and commercial laws (including UCC - Article 2 and consumer regulations), and market practice. A good understanding of the needs and priorities of New York law firm and in-house counsel and the New York legal market relating to commercial practice is required. Must have Actively licensed in New York.

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