Kathleen L.  Turland

General Electric Capital Corporation
Norwalk, CT

Kathleen Turland is an experienced litigator recently returned from London, England, where she spent two years working with GE Capital Corporation’s European Mortgage & Restructuring Group and worked also as the Lead Litigation Counsel for GE Capital in Europe covering litigation and investigations across Europe.  She is currently based in Norwalk, Connecticut, working as Executive Counsel, Litigation and managing litigation matters across GE Capital businesses in the U.S., Latin America and Europe and working also on a cross-business Operational Risk assessment.

Kathleen joined GE Capital’s Litigation Center of Excellence in February 2005. Kathleen is a 1990 graduate of Mount Holyoke College with a B.A. in Economics and Politics. She received her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and also has an M.P.A. from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Policy at Syracuse University in 1995.  Following graduation from law school, Kathleen clerked for one year for The Honorable Harold Baer, Jr., a United States District Court Judge in the Southern District of New York.

After her clerkship, Kathleen was associated with the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and subsequently with the boutique litigation firm of Cohen & Gresser LLP. In private practice, Kathleen worked on a variety of complex commercial litigation matters including partnership disputes, breach of contract actions, securities arbitrations, products liability litigation, international arbitrations, and other matters.