News Assistant

New York, New York
Jun 18, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions, and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.

Law360 is seeking a News Assistant to join our New York City team. The position's primary responsibilities are checking federal and state court dockets, monitoring regulatory databases and websites, and pitching story ideas to editors. News Assistants also track congressional hearings and other noteworthy events.

Position hours: 12:00-8:00 p.m. (ET), Monday - Friday



  • Demonstrated research and writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills



  • Media or publishing industry experience
  • Research experience
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field


Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting experience is not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job.

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