Senior Legal Counsel

BJ's Wholesale Club
Posted Nov 17
Full Time
Marlborough, Massachusetts

_Join our team of more than 34,000 team members, supporting our members and communities in our Club Support Center, 235+ clubs and eight distribution centers. BJ’s Wholesale Club offers a collaborative and inclusive environment where all team members can learn, grow and be their authentic selves. Together, we’re committed to providing outstanding service and convenience to our members, helping them save on the products and services they need for their families and homes.

_ **The Benefits Of Working At BJ’s


  • BJ’s pays weekly
  • Generous time off programs to support busy lifestyles*
  • Vacation, Personal, Holiday, Sick, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty
  • Benefit plans for your changing needs*
  • Three medical plans**, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Health Savings Account (HSA), two dental plans, flexible spending
  • eligibility requirements vary by position
  • medical plans vary by location

BJ’s Wholesale Club (NYSE: BJ) is a Fortune 250 company. The Senior Legal Counsel plays an integral role in supporting BJ’s on-going operations and must demonstrate excellent commercial sensibility and a team-first ethos. The Senior Legal Counsel advises company executives, negotiates complex commercial contracts, manages litigation, oversees compliance and regulatory matters, supports M&A and other strategic transactions, manages corporate paralegals and legal counsel, and otherwise supports the legal team and BJ’s business objectives.

**Responsibilities And Key Accountabilities


  • Respond promptly to legal requests from the company's various business units, including merchandising, IT, finance, marketing, analytics, sales operations, and other business clients.
  • Support executive leadership with commercially minded advising.
  • Assist with M&A and other strategic transactional matters.
  • Negotiate agreements consistent with company practices and risk tolerance.
  • Manage litigation.
  • Support the creation and continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes.
  • Advise on regulatory compliance matters (e.g., privacy, payments, and product-specific regulations).
  • Support and manage corporate paralegals and legal counsel.
  • Reports to Vice President, Associate General Counsel.



  • In-depth experience in contract negotiation and complex transactions
  • Excellent commercial judgment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Team-first ethos



  • J.D. required
  • Minimum 6 years of experience. 3+ years AmLaw100 experience required.
  • In-house experience strongly preferred.
  • Admitted to MA bar association, or eligible to practice pursuant to MA SJC Rule 4:02 (9)

In accordance with the Pay Transparency requirements, the following represents a good faith estimate of the compensation range for this position. At BJ’s Wholesale Club, we carefully consider a wide range of non-discriminatory factors when determining salary. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to location, education, experience, and qualifications. The pay range for this position is starting from $135,000.00.