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Managing Director And General Counsel

Company name

General Electric Company-GE Capital

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Valid Through

Nov 15,2019

Posted on

Aug 02,2019

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


Norwalk, CT, United States

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Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Energy and Oil & Gas >> Energy and Oil & Gas
Finance >> Finance - General
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Managing Director and General Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining the overall legal strategy for the firm’s Financial Services business segment, directly & through management/supervision of in-house legal resources and outside counsel. Will oversee deal structuring support, environmental , litigation and bankruptcy supervision, corporate entity structure, workout & recovery policy and practice, and legal regulatory support. Operates as an integral member of the legal leadership team and responsible for setting overall legal strategy and direction for the Energy Financial Services segment. Work with assigned business leadership to evaluate legal risks and develop procedures to mitigate such risks. Advise Commercial Leadership on a wide variety of legal issues related to operations and Commercial Transactions. Lead and supervise a team of attorneys, paralegal(s) and administrative staff responsible for structuring, negotiating, documenting commercial transactions or supporting such activities. Develop legal talent proactively. Collaborate with commercial teams and assist in both market and product development to support business objectives. Participate in business / deal reviews and deal approval meetings – maintain independence in counsel while supporting the commercial team in meeting their business objectives. Advise business on related regulatory issues and compliance matters. Prepare and deliver updates on legal developments and requirements to various audiences and provide ongoing advice on applicable laws and regulations governing commercial activities. Manage overall legal budget including all outside counsel spend. Develop and maintain commercial policies and procedures and monitor to ensure compliance. Maintain comprehensive knowledge of relevant industries in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business from a legal standpoint and help unite to differentiate itself from the competition.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree and a member of a recognized US Bar. Must have 15+ years of experience in relevant commercial transaction area(s) and general corporate law based on experience at a large law firm, financial firm or corporate legal department. Must be a member in good standing of one or more state bars or the D.C. bar and where required, in house counsel registration or admission to the local state bar or local country equivalent. Experience with complex structured finance / leveraged lending transactions is required. Must have experience managing multiple transactions from a large and diverse client base. Experience negotiating complex legal terms with external clients is required. Experience setting legal organizational strategy is required. Experience managing professional legal commercial teams is needed. Previous experience in the energy spectrum, including thermal and renewable power generation, storage, and transmission, as well as all capital and funding structures (debt, leases, structured, and common) is desired. Experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment is desired.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
General Electric Company-GE Capital
901 Main Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851-1168

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