General Electric Gender Discrimination Matter
Schaefer v. General Electric Corporation, et al.
Sanford Heisler represented Lorene Schaefer, former General Counsel of GE Transportation, and a class of executive female employees and a class of female attorneys.
General Electric Company and Lorene Schaefer announced they settled the lawsuit in May 2007. During their settlement discussions, GE and Ms. Schaefer along with Kim Conklin, Margaret Harding and Jeana Quintana, reviewed policies and practices that are effective in building and sustaining an inclusive culture. These discussions will contribute to GE’s programs focused on developing women in its executive ranks. The terms of the settlement are confidential.