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Brad Berenson to Lead Litigation & Legal Policy at GE

Monday, October 15, 2012

Brad Berenson to Lead Litigation & Legal Policy at GE10:22 EDT Monday, October 15, 2012 FAIRFIELD, Conn. (Business Wire) -- GE announced today that Brad Berenson has been named Senior Counsel for Litigation and Legal Policy. In this role, he will be responsible for litigation, investigations and compliance matters globally for GE. Berenson joins GE with more than 19 years of private practice and senior government experience. Most recently, he was a partner at Sidley & Austin LLP in Washington, DC, a firm he joined in 1993. His broad litigation practice at Sidley focused on litigation, investigations and regulatory matters in a broad range of different areas. From 2001 to 2003, Berenson was Associate Counsel to the President of the United States in the White House Counsel's office. In that role, he worked on judicial selection, congressional oversight and investigations, and policy initiatives and litigation arising from the attacks of September 11, including the USA Patriot Act, military commissions, detainee and anti-terrorism litigation, presidential action against terrorism financing, and the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. “Brad is a world-class trial lawyer with a wealth of experience in private practice and government. We are delighted that he is bringing his deep expertise and proven leadership to GE in this critical position,” said GE Senior Vice President and General Counsel Brackett Denniston. Berenson is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was the Supreme Court editor of the Harvard Law Review. He is also a summa cum laude graduate from Yale College, with a degree in history. About GEGE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company's website at GE CorporateJacqueline Baker,