Expired job

Just missed a job?

Sign up and never miss an opportunity again!

Senior Counsel - Commercial job

GE CapitalNorwalk, CT
GE Capital jobs



Job Description

Role Summary:
Responsible for supporting GE Capital Aviation Services with respect to the structuring, drafting & negotiation of aircraft acquisitions & sales, sale-leasebacks & lease transactions & related matters. Provides advice & counsel to Commercial team. Develops/maintains commercial policies & procedures and monitors to ensure compliance. Provides advice to on commercial contracts, legal issues & acceptable business compromises. Conducts corporate secretarial, governance and housekeeping services.
Essential Responsibilities:
The individual will be an integral part of Legal staff and will be responsible for delivering premier legal services to the business, both directly and through management and supervision of outside counsel; Execute on the legal strategy and direction for assigned area, including the drafting and negotiation of aircraft lease agreements, aircraft purchase and sale agreements and related transaction documents; Advise Commercial teams on a wide variety of legal issues related to deal structuring and aviation transactions, including aircraft acquisitions and sales, sale-leaseback transactions and operating lease transactions, including lease-in/lease-out transactions; Work with assigned Commercial teams to evaluate legal risks and develop implementing procedures to mitigate such risks; Will provide general leasing transactional support to deal teams operating in the United States and corporate housekeeping services; Responsible for portfolio management matters including reviewing and negotiating consents and waivers, delivery/redelivery issues, drafting/negotiation/closing of lease amendments, extensions, side letter agreements, engine swaps, aircraft registrations/de-registrations, aircraft insurance matters, subleasing requests, defaults, work-outs, repossessions, Cape Town Convention related matters, etc.; Support advising the Business Segment on related regulatory issues and compliance matters; Prepare updates on legal developments and requirements to various audiences and provide ongoing advice on applicable laws and regulations governing the Commercial activities of assigned business; Maintain Commercial policies and procedures and monitor to ensure compliance; Maintain a good understanding of the industry and Commercial awareness to understand the positioning of the assigned business relative to competitors ; Must also maintain knowledge of the challenges and changes in the sector and how they relate to the company and legal strategy.
Bachelor’s Degree and JD; Qualified to practice in a state in the US (NY qualification preferred); Minimum 3 years’ post-qualification experience in relevant Commercial Transaction area(s), based on experience at a large law firm, financial firm, regulatory/governmental agency or corporate legal department; Experience from Aviation Leasing Industry or Law Firm dealing with aviation leasing is preferred; Experience negotiating complex legal terms with external clients with proven ability to find creative solutions in difficult/ complex business structures; Experience with and understanding of the aviation industry and technical aspects of aircraft; Must be willing to travel up to 30%.
Desired Characteristics:
Established ability to influence actions without direct leadership responsibility for teams or processes with a proven ability to build relationships within a matrixed environment (both cross-functionally and cross-business); Ability to work independently and self-motivated; Excellent interpersonal skills – demonstrated success in working effectively with colleagues and outside parties; Proven leadership and business partnering skills; Ability to function mostly independently and effectively as a member of the legal organization and commercial deal teams; Experience leading successful negotiations.
About Us:
GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
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 drug screen (as applicable).
Additional Locations:
United States;Connecticut;Norwalk;
Job Summary

Job number: 3373750
Date posted : 2019-10-23
Profession: Legal
Employment type: Experienced


  • Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.


  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.


  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human ResourcesKnowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

GE Capital






Over $10B


901 Main Ave.Norwalk, CT, 6851and others






Richard Laxer

Job Filters

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Description SummaryInformation Technology is the key enabler for Electric Insurance Company to compete in the Insurance Marketplace. IT is a strong area of focus and investment across the company. This program is designed to attract...Read more
Investment AnalystGE CapitalNorwalk, CT
SummaryKey point person in developing cash flow forecasts and other assumptions for financial analysis and modeling of investments. Close collaboration among investments, actuarial, and risk teams to ensure alignment across functions.Job DescriptionRoles...Read more
Azure Cloud Solution ArchitectGE CapitalShawnee, KS
SummaryResponsible to lead implementation and support of our Azure cloud platform. Main responsibilities include solution architecture on Azure platform, build and manage Azure cloud platform, systems administration, and PaaS/SaaS application management...Read more
SummaryResponsible for business analysis in finance and insurance domains, with a strong understanding of the business needs, evaluating the impact of the requirements/changes, identifying and analyzing requirements, documenting, and facilitating...Read more
SummaryJob Description SummaryThis role will provide the full scope of HR support for organizations in GE Treasury and functions within GE Capital as well as HR programmatic leadership for Capital’s transformation.Job DescriptionResponsibilities include...Read more

Closed Job Filters

Lead Compliance AnalystGE CapitalNorwalk, CT
Role Summary:The Lead Compliance Analyst supports GE Capital Compliance programs, including DPP, FCC and Ombuds. The successful candidate will play a key role, responsible for coordinating and leadingRead more
Senior Treasury Manager - Cash OperationsGE CapitalShawnee Mission, KS
Role Summary:Responsible for all banking and treasury management functions with primary responsibility for leading incoming and outgoing cash effectively daily and optimizing funding status of theRead more
Role Summary:Provides management operations team regarding the North American Life & Health’s insurance portfolio. In doing so, the Operations Leader will have significant interaction with externalRead more
US Funding Structures ManagerGE CapitalNorwalk, CT
Essential Responsibilities:US Funding Structures Manager will support efforts to enhance controllership, compliance, reporting, and financial management for the US & Canadian treasury funding legalRead more
Sr Software EngineerGE CapitalNorwalk, CT
Role Summary: In this role, you will be responsible for UI advanced software design and development in Java/Angular environment and successful delivery of assigned functions to meet TreasuryRead more
Similar jobs in the area
POSITION TITLE Senior Investments Attorney LOCATION This position is available to Connecticut, New Jersey and New York residents as Stamford, CT in-office applicants. YOUR ROLE Reporting to the Investments General Counsel, you will provide legal support to...Read more
Location: US-NY-Syosset Category: Legal Overview Ranked among the nation's top 16 Construction Managers by Engineering News-Record, The LiRo Group provides construction management, engineering, environmental, architectural, and program management solutions...Read more
Circle is a global financial technology firm that enables businesses of all sizes to harness the power of digital currency and public blockchains for payments, commerce and financial applications worldwide. Circle platforms and products provide a suite of...Read more
As the nation’s leading bottled water company, BlueTriton Brands is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we’re also committed to developing our people – enabling them to make the most of the many elements that...Read more
gig jobs
Delivery Driver – DOB4 New York, NY (Starting Pay $16/hr+) Shifts: Morning, afternoon, weekday and/or weekend Location: DOB4 - New York - 500 & 600 Long Beach Blvd, Stratford, CT 06615-7169 Compensation: Starting pay $16/hr + benefits Are you interested in...Read more
Senior Counsel, M&A and Ventures General information City: Norwalk State/Province: Connecticut Country: United States Department: Legal Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Working time: Full-time Ref#: 20011156 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Type...Read more
gig jobs
Food CourierDoorDashNorwalk, CT
Your time. Your Goals. What is DoorDash Available in over 4,000 cities in the U.S, DoorDash connects local businesses and local drivers (called Dashers) with opportunities to earn, work, and live. As a Dasher , you can be your own boss and enjoy the...Read more
General CounselCedar CommunitiesJericho, NY
Cedar Communities is a growing private equity real estate fund in the senior housing industry. Headquartered in Jericho, NY we acquire and operate assisted living facilities. With nearly 200 employees across 3 states, we are seeking an Attorney with two...Read more
This role will be responsible for the Companys strategic development of its global trademark portfolio and will support the business on all aspects of trademark, copyright, licensing and domain name issues. The Senior Trademark Counsel will handle a Trade...Read more
JOB SUMMARY The Director and Senior Counsel, Employment Law is responsible for managing all facets of employment-related arbitration claims, including overseeing the Company’s employment arbitration program, coordinating with the American Arbitration...Read more
Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc. is looking for an Associate Counsel who is excited to join our in-house legal team. Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc. is a subsidiary of Genesee & Wyoming Inc., that owns or leases 116 freight railroa...Read more
JOB SUMMARY Join a team of lawyers that is integral to the operation of this leading connectivity company and cable operator. Performs transactional work and contract negotiations. Drafts various legal documents. Works with in-house clients and senior...Read more
Show more jobs
500+ more jobs

Similar jobs

Manage day-to-day legal affairs of certain Fujifilm Life Science/ Pharma and Medical Device companies under general supervision of Chief Healthcare Counsel and in coordination with other Fujifilm legal departments located outside the U.S. Provide gui...Read more
Senior Payments CounselBooking HoldingsNorwalk, CT
Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG) is the world leader in online travel and related services, provided to customers and partners in over 220 countries and territories through six primary consumer-facing brands - Booking.com, KAYAK, priceline, agoda.com...Read more
Associate Counsel We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Associate Counsel! This position reports directly to the General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer. In this role, the successful teammate will support all departments and affiliated...Read more
Minimum Qualifications Admission to the New York State Bar and a member in good standing with two (2) years post-admission trial and/or hearing experience before either courts of record or in administrative proceedings. Commitment to public service and...Read more
Responsibilities This is a unique opportunity to work in the Legal Department of a publicly-traded diversified energy company. Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) is a leading, sustainable energy company with approximately $32 billion in assets and operations in 2...Read more
Posting Job Description JOB SUMMARY Join a team of lawyers that is integral to the operation of this leading connectivity company and cable operator. Performs transactional work and contract negotiations. Drafts various legal documents. Works with in-house...Read more
Essential Functions (Continued) Description Rizing is looking for a General Counsel in North America and become a key member of the Rizing Legal Team. In this role, you will report to our President of Rizing and be responsible for a wide range of...Read more
Mgr, CounselCharter SpectrumStamford, CT
JOB SUMMARY Join a team of lawyers that is integral to the operation of this leading connectivity company and cable operator. Performs transactional work and contract negotiations. Drafts various legal documents. Works with in-house clients and senior...Read more
A software development company needs applicants for an opening for a Remote General Counsel. Core Responsibilities of this position include: Providing thought leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams that require practical and business-minded...Read more
A media company has a current position open for a Remote Commercial Counsel. Core Responsibilities of this position include: Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial agreements Responding promptly to legal requests from the sales team and other...Read more