Lead Counsel, (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms - ATF)

Lead Counsel, (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms - ATF)

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1797806

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Lead Counsel, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) in Regulatory & Specialty Legal counsels these highly-regulated areas of the U.S. business at Walmart.  The Lead Counsel, ATF is a cross-functional role working closely with multiple stakeholder groups across the company, such as Compliance, Merchandising, and Walmart Connect, to minimize regulatory and legal risk associated with the ATF business.  This role will serve as subject matter expert on ATF legal issues.   The role reports to the Senior Lead Counsel.

What You’ll Do:

  • Take a holistic approach in identifying and mitigating regulatory risks associated with the sale of alcohol, tobacco, and firearm products
  • Provide legal advice to merchants, compliance, and operators on a wide range of alcohol and tobacco matters, including advertising, minimum pricing, returns, and third-party delivery.
  • Advise business leaders with respect to legal issues and risk management concerning the sale and delivery of alcohol and tobacco and the development and implementation of company policies
  • Work with multiple teams in various subject areas to set up processes that preserve regulatory compliance while also meeting business needs
  • Support the ATF compliance team to respond to changes in federal and state regulation regarding the sale of firearms and updating policies accordingly
  • Coordinate with senior legal, compliance, and business stakeholders to ensure compliance with policies
  • Prepare reports and presentations for leadership
  • Escalate concerns based on risk to the company and recommending a plan of action for resolution and risk mitigation

What You’ll Bring:

  • Subject matter expert in federal or state ATF laws
  • Experience working on alcohol advertising from a regulatory perspective
  • Experience working with senior legal and compliance stakeholders
  • You’re process-minded and look for opportunities to streamline for improved efficiency and effectiveness
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Experience working in large cross-functional teams

Preferred Qualifications:

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 6 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.
2 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...

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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