Senior Counsel, Employment

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Senior Counsel, Employment

What You’ll do…

Our Legal team ensures that as the company works to make good decisions for customers, those decisions are also lawful and ethical. We need experts to make sure our facilities follow all laws and regulations. More than that, we need to work together to make sure we operate according to our high ethical standards.

As Senior Counsel, you will collaborate with the business, People partners, and other stakeholders in the area of U.S. labor and employment law. More specifically, you will provide guidance and advice to People partners and business leaders in the context of employment-related laws and regulations, and you will support leaders relative to performance management, leave and disability issues, terminations, and all aspects of the human resources or People function. You will also assist in defending the company in the context of administrative charges and attorney demand letters.

You’ll make an impact by…
  • Providing the client with an informed understanding of legal obligations and risks to allow the client to make informed decisions
  • Identifying the need for and directing training
  • Engaging, directing, and supervising outside counsel in the context of administrative charges and attorney demand letters
  • Developing and fostering relationships with the business and People partners and maintaining an understanding business goals andobjectives


You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
  • You have extensive experience providing employment counseling for business clients
  • You have extensive experience defending employment-related administrative charges and lawsuits
  • You are curious and have a desire to fully understand the process and the facts
  • You excel at providing clear and succinct advice in a way that brings others along
  • You pride yourself on being responsive and helpful to clients, and you understand that attorneys are service providers
  • You are organized and can manage multiple projects and issues simultaneously
  • You are excited by challenges and are ready to engage at Fortune 1 scale


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 WeAre

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275million 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 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

Bentonville, AR, United States

8261_R-626766