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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Eagan, MN

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Company name

Thomson Reuters

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations


Eagan, MN

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Jul 23,2017

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Compliance Attorney I Duties: Responsibilities include research and analysis of designated content streams to support content creation and preparation, monitoring of trends and developments within assigned topical areas, and troubleshooting of content and production issues. Analyzes statutes and regulations and writes plain-English synopsis summarizing compliance requirements. Reviews and edits legal information created by other employees. Identifies key legal issues in editorial materials. Adheres to editorial publishing schedules and quality standards. Verifies own work as required for accuracy, completeness, and quality and ensures that the information is properly presented and organized. Maintains and develops legal knowledge and skills training as required to complete work and stay current on legal trends and developments related to the employee’s editorial responsibilities. Participates in the employee evaluation process (both wider feedback and self-evaluation). Learns and grows from on-the job experiences, other staff members, courses, and self-study. Prioritizes own work, and participates in prioritization of team or workgroup's workload as required. Assists in identifying business issues and proactively proposes solutions and implements as directed. Begins to demonstrate the ability to work more independently. Decisions impact team work deliverables and are largely guided by guidelines, policies, and production schedules. Interprets customer needs, assesses requirements and proactively identifies and implements solutions within guidelines.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited law school. May require professional legal qualification and/or accreditation. Maintain law license with the required CLE (if licensed). Strong legal research, writing, and analytical skills. Exceptional attention to detail. Ability to interpret, analyze, select, organize, and communicate complex legal material. Demonstrates proficiency on company specific systems necessary to perform job functions and in navigation and on-line research tools. Ability to prioritize tasks/projects. Works collaboratively across teams and assists others to accomplish objectives as required. Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with all contacts, both in and outside. Effectively works within team to accomplish objectives as required. Begins to develops and maintains relationships with content providers and stakeholders as required, escalating issues as appropriate. Begin to demonstrate proficiency in legal editing with systems and processes. Begin to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of publications and products related to employees’ responsibilities, and some knowledge of competitors.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Thomson Reuters
610 Opperman Drive
Eagan, MN 55123