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Senior Legal Editor, Law Department The candidate will develop and create resources directed to in-house counsel and to otherwise assist company's Editorial, Sales, and Marketing teams in the continued growth and development of the company's product offering for corporate counsel (the Law Department service). Will develop ideas for Law Department content to be published as part of company's online services, working with editorial representatives from various in-house practice areas. Oversee the development of company's collection of Law Department Operations and Management resources. Draft, write, edit, and peer review legal resources, including standard form documents, practice guidance notes, presentation materials, and checklists in accordance with in-house writing style, including law department management and operations resources, as well as a variety of substantive resources of interest to in-house counsel. Develop relationships with in-house counsel and attend corporate counsel conferences and other trade events, to ensure that the Law Department service's content is topical and meets the needs of in-house lawyers. Work with Corporate Counsel Marketing and Sales teams on initiatives and market research to better address the needs and priorities of the in-house counsel segment. Commission and review resources drafted by law firm, in-house, and legal operations consultant contributors. Write and edit content for company's companion magazine.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a J.D. degree. Must have 12+ years of experience as a practicing lawyer, with both law firm and in-house experience, handling a range of transactional matters in one or more practice areas, as well as managing law department operations. Some in-house generalist experience preferred. Must have both in-house and law firm experience. Should have significant experience in addressing and managing law department operations, optimally including: workflow/project and process management (including use of technology); contract management (including contract automation); retaining and managing outside counsel; leadership/managing and developing the legal team; budgeting legal costs; and using data and metrics to analyze and demonstrate performance.
Job Req. #: 108717
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