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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 global issues affecting a variety issues impacting GE Digital.
Provide legal advice and support GE Digital transactions relating to commercial contracts, technology transactions, licensing and intellectual property matters.
Work with legal team, management and others on compliance, cloud and data security, and privacy matters.
Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school (JD is required by the start date)
The lawyer will sit for a Bar exam prior to joining GE.
GE will give strong consideration to applicants who can add to the diversity of thought within its Legal Department. For these purposes, “diversity” includes diverse backgrounds and experiences, including but not limited to military experience and underrepresented groups, including but not limited to racial/ethnic minorities, women, the LGBT community, and people with disabilities.
GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, 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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Interest in digital/technology, software and intellectual property law
GPA (or, if GPA is not used, equivalent) of at least 3.0
Strong academic and professional credentials
Expert- level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. PowerPoint and Excel)
Solid research and analytical skills
Demonstrated leadership ability
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Digital/Technology legal experience and interest in same
Completion of Law school classes in intellectual property, technology and/or negotiations
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