Senior Counsel-Legal, Merchandising Transactions

Senior Counsel-Legal, Merchandising Transactions

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1173801

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

In our Legal-Merchandising Team, we offer a position that allows you to apply your trusted legal expertise, while working alongside extraordinary professionals, supporting a fast moving and ever-changing business.  We have an opportunity where your knowledge puts you in a position as a trusted business advisor to colleagues, our business partners and our leaders.  If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy solving problems and working collaboratively toward a solution, you’ll find that being a part of our team is a move that brings with it growth potential and exciting new challenges. 

As Senior Counsel on the Legal-Merchandising team, you will: 

  • Provide legal advice and counsel to a broad assortment of clients in Walmart’s US Merchandising Division, with a particular emphasis on complicated commercial transactions. 

  • Work collaboratively across Global Governance, while working alongside other attorneys and professionals supporting Walmart Merchandising.

  • Deliver advice and counsel on a wide range of legal topics, including commercial contracts and disputes, antitrust and competition, foundational intellectual property, and merchandise compliance issues.

You’ll make an impact by: 

  • Providing pragmatic legal guidance and workable solutions to the business

  • Drafting and negotiating contracts that help the business, while mitigating corporate risk

  • Identifying the need for legal/compliance support for business projects

  • Having at least 5 years experience at a business-oriented law firm, or in-house role

  • Collaborating well with cross-functional stakeholders

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You have experience working in house in a corporate environment

  • You have worked on legal matters pertaining to retail operations

  • You have experience working on Intellectual Property, Antitrust, and Regulatory Compliance matters

  • You have experience working on cross-functional teams

  • You have strong communication skills to interact with senior leadership and stakeholders

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process. 

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Who We Are 

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life.

careers.walmart.com 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Law degree from an accredited law school and 5 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Leading cross-functional teams

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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