|Occupation||Chief Corporate & Securities Counsel; Former Deputy Director of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Corporation Finance|
Michael R. McAlevey joined GE in 2003 as chief corporate and securities counsel. In 2007 he was promoted to vice president - corporate, securities and finance counsel. He is responsible for GE's global securities law, capital raising, corporate law and corporate governance compliance.
Prior to joining the SEC in 1998, McAlevey was a partner with Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta, Georgia where his practice focused on capital raising and M&A transactions. From 1999 to 2001 he served as an adjunct professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center where he taught a class on mergers and acquisitions. 
McAlevey is a member of the Committee on Corporate Laws of the American Bar Assoc., and the NYSE Working Group on Proxy Regulation. He also is a member of the NACD's Blue Ribbon Committee on Director Liability and Authority.
In 2005 and 2006, Mr. McAlevey chaired the GE corporate United Way campaign. He is a member of the board of directors of the Mercy Learning Center, a not-for-profit entity located in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
McAlevey was a law clerk to The Honorable Emmett R. Cox, a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.
He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law. He received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Washington & Lee University, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.