Senior Counsel, Energy

Senior Counsel, Energy

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1295608

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Imagine a position that allows you to apply your trusted legal expertise while working alongside the world’s largest retailer to procure cost-effective renewable energy and utilize energy efficiency technologies.  If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy solving problems and working collaboratively toward a solution, you’ll find that joining our Energy Legal team is a move that brings with it tremendous growth potential and exciting new challenges, while helping Walmart maintain its commitment to being powered by 100% renewable energy.    

Join the Energy Legal Team within Walmart US as a Senior Counsel.  In this role, you will partner with the business to lead negotiations, drafting and critical review of a variety of commercial legal agreements for projects and deals that support Walmart’s energy use in regulated and deregulated markets and help the company meet its renewable energy goals, including Power Purchase Agreements, Supplier Agreements, Engineering, Procurement & Construction Agreements, Electric Vehicle Charging Station License and Lease agreements, Capital Lease Agreements, Demand Response Agreements, and agreements related to Walmart’s role as tax equity investor or as a partner in the joint development of renewable projects.  In fulfilling your duties, you will partner cross-functionally with key business and legal stakeholders within the company and manage outside counsel and consultants.

You’ll make an impact if you: 

  • Have experience providing transactional support and counsel to Corporates, Renewable energy companies or utility companies on utility scale renewable projects, including joint ventures.

  • Provide legal advice to the business that reveals an informed understanding of the Company’s legal rights, obligations, and potential risks to allow the client to make informed decisions.

  • You empower your business partners while working collaboratively to achieve cross-functional goals.

  • Can identify the need for and oversee outside legal support for renewable energy transactions and projects.

​​You’ll sweep us off our feet if… 

  • You have experience negotiating virtual and physical PPAs, Tax Equity investment deals, energy storage agreements, Electric vehicle charging infrastructure supplier agreements or license agreements, community solar agreements and project development transactions.

  • You have negotiated Demand-Response Agreements, Forecasting Subscription Agreements, Gas Purchase Agreements, Renewable Energy Credit Purchase Agreements, Energy Sales Agreements.

  • You have substantial, diverse legal experience (ex. combination of in-house, government, leading law firm, etc.).

Location: This position will be seated in Bentonville, AR.

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.

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...

2001 SE 10th St, Bentonville, AR 72716-3724, 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

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