Legal Fellow
Location:
Loves Park , Illinois
Posted:
November 17, 2017
Reference:
3021997
About Us:

At GE Transportation, we move the world. We

are a global digital industrial leader and supplier to the rail, mining, marine, stationary power and drilling

industries. Our solutions help customers deliver goods and services with greater speed and greater savings using

our advanced manufacturing techniques, industry expertise and connected machines. Established more than a

century ago, GE Transportation is a division of GE that began as a pioneer in passenger and freight locomotives.

That innovative spirit still drives GE Transportation today. It's the engine of change that puts us at the forefront of

transportation technology, software, and analytics. And it's why we continue to find-and realize-the potential that

keeps our connected world moving forward. The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago,

Illinois. There are over 65 service sites worldwide.

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 Diversity & Inclusion Legal Fellowship is a twelve month, full-time work assignment. During the fellowship, fellow will have exposure to several areas of practice depending on the needs of the GE Transportation legal team during that period. It is likely that the fellow will have the opportunity to work on various international legal matters, in addition to matters involving US law.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Responsible for reviewing, updating Powers of Attorney; Non-Disclosure Agreements; leases, first level review of agreements

+ Research and collect data

+ Review legislative trends including updating advice obtained from external counsel and communicate these to the legal team and implement early warning system Update manual and digital repositories with latest materials

+ Promote frequent use of repositories to ensure user awareness of key information and documents

+ Schedule, coordinate and/or attend legal meetings, trainings and events

+ Support the legal team in process improvement initiatives, in line with current business challenges

+ Undertake and arrange training on the materials prepared for the benefit of the business and perform other ad-hoc activities as required

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Law degree and in good in standing with state bar

+ GPA greater than or equal 3.0/4.0 overall

Desired Characteristics:

+ Ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and work to meet deadlines

+ Ability to work in a fast paced challenging environment

+ Demonstrated team player; confident self starter who has demonstrated drive

+ Clear, concise and articulate communication skills - verbal, written and listening

+ Able to take on ad-hoc assignments and work flexible hours as required

+ Ability to handle business sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity

+ Good organizational and efficiency skills

+ Experience working within a very busy environment where deadlines are clearly defined and must be met

+ Ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations

+ Demonstrated leadership ability

+ High performer with a passion to achieve positive business results

+ Curiosity and desire to learn and expand skill set

+ Flexible, adaptable, and open to change

+ Strong attention to detail ensuring timely follow-up and closure

Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago

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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