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Senior Attorney, Global Compliance

Bath & Body Works
Posted Jan 14
Full Time
HybridColumbus, Ohio
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At Bath & Body Works, everyone belongs. We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture focused on delivering exceptional fragrances and experiences to our customers. We focus on recruiting, retaining, and advancing diverse talent where our associate population is as diverse as the communities we serve, live and work. In addition, we work to improve our communities and our planet in a way that will make us proud for years to come because we believe the world is a brighter, happier place when everyone has access to the things that make them happy. 

The Sr. Attorney supporting the global ethics and compliance program is responsible for providing accurate, relevant, and timely advice to legal and business partners and helping to ensure compliance with US and international laws with regulations that apply to our business. You will own the design, implementation and administration of various enterprise policies and procedures, including the Code of Conduct and records management policies and retention schedules. You will lead and support the company’s compliance risk assessment process and the design, implementation, and deployment of various programs, including compliance training. This position will also provide legal advice and counsel concerning third-party compliance matters, international retail initiatives, and various laws, rules and regulations that affect the retail industry, including those related to anti-corruption and sanctions.

Key responsibilities and areas of focus include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing legal advice counsel to key business leaders to ensure that business units and team members promote an organizational culture that supports compliance and ethical behavior
  • Develop, publish and coordinate enterprise ethics and compliance policies in accordance with applicable regulation(s), standard processes, and internal procedures
  • Perform periodic compliance and ethics risk assessments
  • Key advisor on ethics and compliance matters such as investigations, policy administration and governance for cross-functional partners
  • Support Internal Audit processes and team on audits, compliance surveys, and risk assessments
  • Lead or support ethics hotline administration, internal investigations, remediation of misconduct, and root cause analyses, in connection with investigation discovery and outcomes
  • Engagement with multiple internal partners, outside counsel, internal/external forensic auditors and others related to investigations, compliance initiatives, or other special projects
  • Lead and support policies and processes involving conflicts of interest disclosures, delegations of authority, and third-party relationships


  • 10+ years of experience in a law firm and/or corporate legal department; some in-house counsel experience preferred
  • Experience and shown knowledge of regulations and standard processes applicable to global corporate compliance programs
  • Experience leading internal investigations and matters involving anti-corruption compliance, fraud and employee misconduct, compliance risk assessments, job aids, and training programs.
  • Outstanding verbal, presentation, and written communication skills, including an ability to communicate sophisticated legal issues and compliance risks in simple terms
  • Ability to effectively form relationships, collaborate with cross-functional partners and lead by influence
  • Practical problem-solving skills, including strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to handle a large volume of work and meet critical timelines
  • Ability to work autonomously while leading and developing a team
  • Quick learner who operates with a high degree of professionalism, integrity, and EQ


  • Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school
    Licensed to practice law and in good standing with any US state bar

Core Competencies:

  • Lead with Curiosity & Humility
  • Build High Performing Teams for Today & Tomorrow
  • Influence & Inspire with Vision & Purpose
  • Observe, Engage & Connect
  • Strive to Achieve Operational Excellence
  • Deliver Business Results

We invite you to join Gingham Nation, where we invest in our associates through competitive compensation, benefits, and development opportunities, so they can continue to be their best at work, at home, and in their communities. Benefits offered to our eligible associates include a no cost mental health and well-being program, health coverage with a variety of plans to choose from, flexible and affordable saving programs, paid time off and a merchandise discount. Visit for details. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. 

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not make employment decisions based on an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status, and we comply with all laws concerning nondiscriminatory employment practices. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for associates and job applicants with disabilities. Our management team is dedicated to ensuring fulfillment of this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, associate activities, and general treatment during employment. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.