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Attorney Editor-  Investment Management 

New York City based


LexisNexis, a leader in the legal publishing space seeks a recently-practicing investment management attorney with 5+ years of experience to help develop online legal products, tools and solutions for transactional attorneys. Applicants must have recent and intimate knowledge of private fund formation and registered investment adviser regulation, as well as familiarity with the legal process and attorney workflow. Applicant will use their practical legal knowledge to inform content development and help determine our product’s strategic direction.


Main Objectives of the Role:

The person in this role will help deliver a compelling and all-purpose practical guidance legal product across targeted markets as a member of a multi-disciplined team of content developers, product planners, IT specialists, external consultants, and marketing and sales reps. This person will:

• Develop, write and edit practice notes on a variety of investment management topics and trends.

• Draft and annotate fund formation, compliance and transactional documents. 

• Recruit outside expert authors to contribute content to the product offering.

• Assist in the design of the product’s customer interface, contribute to customer facing messaging/marketing, and participate in sales and customer training.


Detailed Role Description:

• Develop, write and edit practice notes on a variety of investment management topics and trends.

• Monitor investment management practice area trends/news.

• Recruit external authors and contributors to author content for the product.

• Make recommendations concerning content tools and utility.

• Monitor competitiveness of the product offering.

• Interface with customers and analyze customer feedback.

• Assist in product design and application.

• Support sales efforts via product demonstrations and contribute to sales and customer trainings.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


• 5+ years of experience practicing investment management with a focus on private fund formation and/or manager compliance.


• Significant experience with fund formation documents as well as drafting and negotiating compliance materials, conducting fund launches and on related corporate and investment management matters.


• Deep knowledge of investment management trends and workflow.


• Strong professional network of investment management attorneys.


• Excellent writing and research skills; experience writing for a law journal, drafting client alerts and/or composing and delivering CLE presentations a huge plus.


• Excellent communication and presentation skills.


• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.


• Experience leading associate training programs a plus.


• Active bar membership in good standing.


Competitive Salary Plus Comprehensive Benefits Package to Include:


• Medical/Dental/Vision


• Quarterly 401K Match


• Paid Time Off


• Paid Holidays


• Two Paid Volunteer Days


• Employee Stock Purchase Plan


• Employee Assistance Program


• Health Spending, Flexible Spending & Commuter Spending Accounts




The North American Research Solutions business of LexisNexis serves the information and workflow needs in the U.S. and Canada for professionals in the legal, government, corporate and academic markets using cutting-edge search technology.  Legal and Business professionals rely on expansive LexisNexis® content and tools to make better informed decisions and achieve better outcomes in the practice of law and in managing their businesses.




LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis and Nexis services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.




LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.




If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact HR-Careers@lexisnexis.com.




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