Legal Proofreader job in Phoenix, AZ | RR Donnelley

Legal Proofreader
RR DonnelleyPhoenix, AZa month ago
At RRD, our people make a difference every day – in production, working with customers, or behind the scenes in a support role. They know how to manage the job and exceed expectations. Founded 156 years ago RRD is a Fortune 500 company that employs approximately 36,000 people in 40 countries across the globe. For a challenging and rewarding career opportunity with an innovative industry leader, consider starting or continuing your career with RRD!


We are seeking a Legal Proofreader to support time-sensitive proofreading requests in a fast-paced team environment. Candidates must demonstrate high attention to detail and a focus on client satisfaction.



This position is 100% based at our Phoenix Arizona office location, and cannot be performed remotely.


Shift: Monday to Friday, 7:00AM to 3:30PM




Responsibilities


  • Proofread complex legal documents to ensure consistency, spelling, dictation, syntax, punctuation and grammar using the appropriate style (firm style, The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual)

  • Compare documents word for word against originals to ensure an accurate conversion

  • Review cross references, and defined terms for accuracy and and review Table of Authorities for accuracy and style

  • Check handwritten revisions/electronic red lines against working draft to ensure all correction are made accurately

  • Conduct separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data

  • Ensure that the content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically

  • Use established proofreading marks to note corrections

  • Follow established policies and procedures at all time

  • Perform additional duties as assigned



Required Experience


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree in English/Journalism or 1-2 years of legal experience preferred

  • Knowledge of various style guides (The Chicago Manual of Style, AP Style, The Blue Book and California Style Manual)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert level knowledge of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation

  • Proven ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely manner to meet strict deadlines

  • Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet pressing deadlines

  • Familiarity with legal terminology and a variety of citation and brief formants used in legal work preferred

  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and other core applications preferred



RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer



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