Paralegal
GE Capital - Norwalk, CT

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Job Number

1766656

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

Responsible for supporting lawyers in matter management maintainenace, basic research, document production and various initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities
The Paralegal will be responsible for the following:
  • Litigation support (i.e., document retention notices, witness schedules, document production, reporting, etc.).
  • Maintain various databases for matter management/reporting.
  • Provide third party subpoena support: collecting data.
  • Liaison with outside counsel.
  • Independently draft documents (examples include: preservation notices, legal response letters, affidavits, etc.).
  • Assist/Manage various department/company initiatives and specialized business improvement projects; other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree or 11 years of experience as a paralegal in a law firm or corporate environment.
  • 7+ years of prior paralegal experience in supporting litigation and/or labor and employment.
    Eligibility Qualifications:
  • Must submit application for employment through COS (internal candidates) or www.gecareers.com (external candidates) to be considered for this position.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
  • Must be willing to comply with pre-employment screening, including but not limited to, drug testing, reference verification and background check.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    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
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral.
  • Proven organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Self-starter and proactive problem solver who is able to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Experience working in a non-structured, fast-paced, challenging and ever-changing work environment – able to thrive under pressure and willingness to handle significant workload.
  • Process and project management skills - ability to manage broad agenda, track and monitor progress against its completion; anticipate agenda changes and proactively address potential conflicts.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently.
  • Unyielding integrity and able to preserve absolute confidentiality…discrete.
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work extended hours as circumstances dictate.

    Section 19 Job
    YOU MUST BE ABLE TO SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 19 OF THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE ACT.

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