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(USA) Lead Counsel - Complex Commercial Litigation

$160,000- $320,000
Posted May 23
Full Time
Bentonville, Arkansas

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

What you'll do

Join the Commercial Litigation team and advise business and legal leadership about legal rights, obligations, and risks while managing a docket of commercial litigation cases for the world's largest retailer. The Lead Counsel - Commercial Litigation role is critical for developing risk mitigation strategies by ensuring consistent implementation of company policies and practices, including those relating to litigation and appeals. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to mitigate legal and business risk, providing legal advice and counsel to business clients. You will also retain, manage, and collaborate closely with outside counsel to drive case strategy, review and edit court submissions, oversee discovery, and manage legal spend.

You'll Make An Impact By

  • Creating legal strategies for the Company's commercial litigation matters
  • Developing business best practices and procedures that will mitigate corporate risk
  • Managing outside counsel on commercial litigation matters
  • Maintaining budget compliance through consistent management of outside counsel legal fees and litigation costs
  • Providing legal advice and counsel to internal stakeholders
  • Identifying the need for legal support for business transactions and projects
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders

You'll sweep us off our feet if...

  • You're a subject matter expert in complex commercial and class action litigation
  • You're a thought leader who stays abreast of changes in the legal landscape and contributes meaningfully to discussion about the law's evolution
  • You have first chair trial experience or experience drafting and arguing significant dispositive motions
  • You're driven to execute and to act quickly
  • You're process-minded and look for opportunities to streamline for improved efficiency and effectiveness
  • You have strong oral and written communication skills to interact with senior leadership and stakeholders
  • You have experience working within cross-functional teams

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

The Walmart Global Communications team is focused on both traditional and new ways to reach audiences internally and externally and shape the reputation of the brand. Team members work cross-functionally with every aspect of Walmart business, connecting with associates across the globe. The work goes beyond retail. Our team has the ability to influence and impact communities across the U.S. in areas ranging from healthcare to sustainability to inclusion and diversity. We are a nimble group that comes from a vast background, yet are guided by the same north star: to work quickly, cost effectively and with vast foresight. Together, we innovate and are a force for positive change.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see .

Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms.

For Information About Benefits And Eligibility, See One.Walmart .

The annual salary range for this position is $160,000.00-$320,000.00

Additional Compensation Includes Annual Or Quarterly Performance Bonuses.

Additional Compensation For Certain Positions May Also Include

  • Stock

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

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