General Electric Paralegal, Global Investigations in Norwalk, Connecticut
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.
This role will provide paralegal support to lawyers and investigators with respect to global investigations, including assisting with research, documentation, file management, billing, data analysis, reporting and other program support.
Conduct research and data compilations for lawyers and investigators
Organize documents and case files as requested
Liaise with external counsel as needed regarding case management needs
Handle document retention / document collection / document production processes for lawyers (in coordination with discovery experts)
Maintain, update and develop internal databases and IT tools to support needs of lawyers and investigators in global investigations
Assist in drafting legal and other documents and correspondence
Handle billing and vendor selection processes as requested
Assist with other programmatic support, including with regard to training, conferences, data analytics and administrative tasks
Spearhead special projects as requested
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (pre-Law degree preferred)
Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and an interest in learning other computer applications
Strong academic record
At least one year of relevant work experience
Strong familiarity with Web-based resources to locate statutes, regulations and case law
Strong familiarity with Internet-based fact and media research
Proven organizational and analytical skills with extraordinary attention to detail
Ability to work independently and efficiently; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills including editing and proofreading
Self-starter and proactive problem solver
Team player; experience working in a fast-paced environment
Flexibility and willingness to work extended hours as circumstances dictate
Locations: United States; Connecticut; Norwalk
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.