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Senior Counsel, Real Estate



Full Time

On Site


Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

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 closing table or 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 will 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 will likely find yourself in a place you never envisioned your law degree would take you.

Join the Walmart Real Estate Legal Center of Expertise to partner with business leadership on fast-paced real estate-focused development, operations and strategy, for the world's largest company. This Senior Counsel Real Estate role is critical in supporting Walmart's real estate strategy, including omni-channel real estate initiatives, the acquisition and construction of retail, industrial and healthcare facilities, portfolio management and much more. You will provide legal guidance on a broad range of real estate development and operational subjects; negotiate and draft contracts, policies, program documents and communications; and develop and leverage internal and external partnerships to address complex and novel legal issues that transcend functional departments.

You'll make an impact by :

  • Drafting, reviewing, and editing contracts and leading contract negotiations on high profile real estate matters
  • Identifying diverse transactional and operational legal issues originating from cutting edge strategic initiatives
  • Crafting novel legal solutions to drive business growth
  • Delivering legal advice to the company by providing clients with an informed understanding of legal rights, obligations, and risks enabling the client to make informed decisions
  • Counseling officers and associates on alternative legal and business strategies
  • Collaborating with various Global Governance and business partners to timely deliver cross-functional projects
  • Partnering with compliance and litigation professionals to mitigate trending risk
  • Evaluating and assisting with the development of standard operating procedures, policies, guides, training, and communications
  • Monitoring legislative and regulatory developments related to real estate compliance matters
  • Valuing diversity and cultivating an environment of professional respect

You'll sweep us off our feet if...
  • You are a subject matter expert in the area of real estate law, including significant experience with the acquisition and construction of retail, industrial, healthcare and fuel projects
  • You effectively and efficiently evaluate and analyze risks
  • You demonstrate confidence and are willing to make decisions
  • You craft innovative legal solutions and think strategically
  • You demonstrate leadership and are able to influence others through effective communication
  • You are able to manage a high volume, diverse workload that includes significant transactional work
  • You are resilient and respond well to adversity

Location: This position will be seated in Bentonville, AR. Currently, we are not considering a remote or hybrid role.

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: Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million 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 care er 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. care

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