General Electric Paralegal, Global Investigations in Norwalk, Connecticut

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 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:

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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • 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

Desired Characteristics:

  • 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.