Denniston Fellow

 

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GE Published: August 4, 2017
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GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Bracket Denniston Fellows program provides opportunities to gain in-house experience. This

year-long fellowship is a full time paid position for 1st year lawyers. The fellowship provides

opportunities to work alongside in-house counsel within GE Digital's Headquarters. You will

participate in law school, law firm & corporate sponsored programming aimed at developing

legal skills and acculturating students to the expectations and mores of the legal and the business

world.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Denniston Fellow will work with GE Digital attorneys to:

+ Help to develop,implement and improve GE Digital's legal operations.

+ Conduct legal research in globalissues affecting a variety issues impacting GE Digital.

+ Provide legal advice and support GEDigital transactions relating to commercial contracts, technology transactions, licensing andintellectual property matters.

+ Work with legal team, management and others oncompliance, cloud and data security, and privacy matters.

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited lawschool (JD is required by the start date)

+ The lawyer will sit for a Bar exam prior to joiningGE.

+ GEwill give strong consideration to applicants who can add to the diversity of thought within its LegalDepartment. For these purposes, "diversity" includes diverse backgrounds and experiences,including but not limited to military experience and underrepresented groups, including but notlimited to racial/ethnic minorities, women, the LGBT community, and people withdisabilities.

+ GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are madewithout regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, genetic information, or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or othercharacteristics protected by law.

+ GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a backgroundinvestigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics:

+ Interest in digital/technology, software and intellectual property law

+ GPA (or, if GPAis not used, equivalent) of at least 3.0

+ Strong academic andprofessional credentials

+ Expert- level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. PowerPointand Excel)

+ Solid research and analytical skills

+ Demonstrated leadershipability

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Digital/Technology legalexperience and interest in same

+ Completion of Law school classes in intellectual property, technology and/or negotiations

Locations: United States; California; San Ramon

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

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