Lead Counsel II: Global Antitrust Compliance Counsel

Lead Counsel II: Global Antitrust Compliance Counsel

  • Location WASHINGTON, DC
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1345767

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Imagine a position that allows you to apply your expertise on the cutting edge of antitrust law while working with the world’s largest retailer. Imagine an opportunity where your knowledge takes you beyond the theory and positions you as a trusted business advisor, collaborating with a team of legal and business partners on solutions and strategies that contribute to Walmart’s success.  At Walmart, the Lead Counsel II, Global Antitrust Compliance drives the company’s global antitrust compliance program while also advising on antitrust matters across the company to empower the organization to move with speed in our mission to serve the customer.

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 Legal department is a move that brings with it tremendous growth potential and exciting new challenges. The most exciting part? You’ll likely find yourself in a place you never envisioned your law degree would take you. 

You’ll make an impact by… 

  • Leading the continued design and strategy of Walmart’s Global Antitrust Compliance Program, including risk assessment, policies and standards, training and awareness, and monitoring.

  • Setting global compliance program objectives to be implemented by a team of antitrust subject matter experts located in each of Walmart’s businesses around the world (the “team”).

  • Organizing and leading the global team in a manner that encourages best practice sharing and innovation across markets.

  • Developing the team’s compliance program acumen and antitrust knowledge such that the talent and program continues to mature.

  • Setting program strategy with internal stakeholders such as audit, regulatory risk assessment, continuous improvement and the central training teams.

  • Staying apprised of relevant business, legal, policy and judicial developments in order to identify emerging or changing risks and translating those developments into meaningful learnings for the compliance program and other internal stakeholders.

  • Partnering with Global Governance colleagues to guide the business on antitrust matters across the markets.

  • Actively participating as a member of the global antitrust Center of Excellence.

You’ll really WOW us if… 

  • You have proven experience developing and implementing antitrust compliance programs

  • You take an innovative and creative approach to developing tools, controls, requirements, training etc. designed at preventing antitrust risk

  • You are experienced in leading people, including developing team members and setting and ensuring completion of objectives.

  • You have worked at the DOJ, FTC, a State AG Office, a competition authority outside the US, or a multinational company.

  • You have experience in consumer retail, e-commerce and/or consumer product environments.

  • You leverage technology and data to streamline processes and monitor compliance program effectiveness and risk levels.

  • You have demonstrated ability to learn a business and partner with and influence business leaders.

Location: This position is seated at the Walmart Home Office in Bentonville, AR or Washington DC. Currently, we are not considering a remote or hybrid role.

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 7 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.
4 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Primary Location...

701 8TH STREET, NW, SUITE 200, WASHINGTON, DC 20001-3917, 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.

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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