Virginia, US

Legal Writer

Fragomen, an AmLaw 100 firm and the leading global immigration services firm, is looking to hire a Legal Writer who will be responsible for analyzing and writing complex business immigration cases. 

The Legal Writer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Research, analyze and write complex business immigration cases.
  • Translate complex terminology  into accessible, compelling, and relevant content for "outstanding researcher" and other petitions to the USCIS
  • Create case strategy and work closely with Attorneys on writing projects
  • Working closely with members of the legal team to ensure the accuracy of all information.
  • Working independently and managing multiple writing projects simultaneously.
  • Possess strong understanding of or ability to learn immigration law and the firms’ network of clients, cases and legal teams.
  • Applying excellent proofreading and editing skills to case-writing content and other materials.

The ideal Legal Writer will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • B.A. degree, preferably in a discipline with a strong focus on writing and research
  • JD, Master’s, or other advanced degree a plus, particularly in English, Journalism or Law.
  • 2-5 years experience as a Legal, Case or Technical Writer
  • Demonstrate cross-cultural communication skills and ability to interface with a variety of internal and external clients
  • Possesses excellent writing and analytical skills in a legal environment as well as superior research skills related to immigration law and public policy issues.
  • Business Immigration experience preferred, not required.
  • Achieve high level of productivity.
  • Meet assigned deadlines and communicates case progress/status/issues to supervisor.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and initiative regarding assignments for self and team.

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