Senior Counsel

Senior Counsel

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1792147

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As Senior Counsel, you will collaborate with the business, People partners, and other stakeholders with regard to U.S. labor and employment law.  More specifically, you will provide guidance and advice to People partners and business leaders in the context of employment-related laws and regulations, and you will support leaders relative to performance management, leave and disability issues, terminations, and all aspects of the human resources or People function. 


You’ll make an impact by… 

·        Providing the client with an informed understanding of legal obligations and risks to allow the client to make informed decisions.  

·        Identifying the need for and directing training.  

·        Engaging, directing, and supervising outside counsel in the context of administrative charges and attorney demand letters.

·        Developing and fostering relationships with the business and People partners and maintaining an understanding business goals and objectives.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

·        You have extensive experience providing multi-jurisdictional employment counseling for business clients.

·        You’re a subject matter expert in the areas of ADA, FMLA, and Title VII.

·        You’re curious and have a desire to fully understand the process and the facts.

·        You excel at providing clear and succinct advice in a way that brings others along.

·        You pride yourself on being responsive and helpful to clients, and you understand that attorneys are service providers.

·        You’re organized and can manage multiple projects and issues simultaneously.

·        You’re excited by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale.


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

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...

9440 TBA, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716-0001, 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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