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Denniston Fellow

  • GE Digital
  • Entry-Level
  • Posted 2/1/2017 5:07:39 PM
  • 2839688
  • Job Function: Legal
  • Business Segment: Digital Global Law & Policy
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon


About Us:
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. 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 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.


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 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.


Desired Characteristics:
  • 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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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.  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.

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