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Senior Counsel, Walmart+ Membership (Transactions/Product Counsel)



Product, Legal
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Imagine a position that allows you to apply your trusted legal expertise while working alongside the world’s largest retailer. Imagine an opportunity where your knowledge takes you beyond the courtroom and positions you as a trusted business advisor. At Walmart, our Senior Counsels drive strategy while empowering the organization to make informed decisions that align to enterprise objectives. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy solving problems and working collaboratively toward a solution, you’ll find that being a part of our Legal division is a move that brings with it tremendous growth potential and exciting new challenges. The most exciting part? You’ll likely find yourself in a place you never envisioned your law degree would take you.

Join the Walmart+ Membership Legal Team to partner with business, operations, product, engineering & compliance leadership as we seek new and unique benefits to provide to our members and grow Walmart+ membership. This Senior Counsel role is critical to the growth of Walmart’s membership program. You will provide legal guidance for transactions, membership operations, product and engineering, and compliance, and will collaborate with numerous cross functional teams to mitigate legal and compliance risk.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Providing support in the following areas:

    • Commercial transactions: takes lead on structuring, drafting and negotiating complex agreements with Fortune 100 companies in order to embed Walmart+ membership into such party's loyalty program, or for such companies to provide their products or services as a component benefit of the Walmart+ program;

    • Consumer protection: Provides advice and counsel to Director to VP level clients related to federal and state statutes, including the FTC Act (prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices), and the Restore Online Shoppers Confidence Act (regarding how consumers can be charged for goods or services on the internet), and related regulatory issues for Walmart+ Operations; works closely with Product and Design organizations to ensure customers are properly informed about products and services delivered as part of Walmart+ membership to mitigate consumer protection risks;

    • Regulatory: works with subject matter experts in Legal and Compliance to ensure regulatory compliance of products developed for the benefit of Walmart+ programs;

    • Marketing: Reviews initial Walmart+ marketing materials to ensure proper messaging and coordinates with Legal subject matter experts to approve such marketing.

  • Providing legal advice to the company by providing clients with an informed understanding of the client's legal rights, obligations, and risks to allow the client to make informed decisions

  • Identifying the need for and overseeing outside legal support for business transactions and projects

  • Leveraging technology to streamline processes, communication and workflows.

  • Developing business best practices and procedures that will mitigate corporate risk

  • Successfully collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to encourage and continue proactive engagement of in-house counsel

You’ll sweep us off our feet if…

  • You have previous commercial transactional experience;

  • You have previous experience supporting a membership based loyalty program, including familiarity with the FTC Act, ROSCA, and auto-renewal laws.

  • You have substantial, diverse legal experience (ex. combination of in-house, government, leading law firm, etc.)

  • You empower your business partners while working collaboratively to achieve cross-functional goals

  • You work proactively and leverage preventative measures in the spirit of protecting stakeholders, customers and employees

  • You have a proven track record of risk identification, assessment, and mitigation

  • You empower other members of the Legal team to operate with autonomy while adhering to the standards that have come to define the Walmart brand.

  • You have strong communication skills to interact with senior leadership and stakeholders

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?

​​​​Future Ways of Working:
Our company's success can be attributed to our employees. While technology has allowed us to be effective while working remotely, there is no substitute for being in the office together; it helps to shape our culture, collaborate, innovate, build relationships, and move more quickly. We strive to provide flexibility in order to promote a healthy work-life balance but recognize that in-person interactions are important to our culture and shared success. We'll meet in person on a regular and purposeful basis.

Benefits: Beyond our great compensation package, 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.

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 responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

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 https://one.walmart.com/notices.

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 $130,000.00-$260,000.00

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 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...

702 Sw 8Th St, Bentonville, AR 72716, United States of America