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Lead Attorney- Legal Hold Team

Walmart


Location:
Bentonville, AR 72712
Date:
02/28/2018
2018-02-282018-06-15
Walmart
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995691BRReq ID:995691BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:Lead Attorney- Legal Hold TeamEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description: Leads team of legal professionals responsible for researching, drafting and issuing litigation hold for the company and its subsidiaries.

Directs and improves strategy for maintaining legal holds and ensures legal compliance with company preservation obligations.

Develops effective process for monitoring status of legal holds and ensures that legal holds are routinely updated by the legal hold team; reviewing and continuously developing best practices for legal hold processes.

Proactively collaborates with appropriate stakeholders on resolving any process or litigation hold software issues arising during normal course of managing the litigation hold portfolio.

Provides legal advice and counsel 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; developing strategies to respond to client's legal issues; counseling clients regarding legal compliance and costs of business initiatives; developing and delivering training (for example, Legal Hold Process, Preservation Practices); monitoring legislation and significant legal decisions; and managing outside counsel representing the company before various administrative and judicial bodies.

Provides overall direction for the purpose of providing legal services by analyzing business objectives and customer needs; developing, communicating, building support for, and implementing business strategies, plans, and practices (for example, Preservation Practices); analyzing costs and forecasts, and incorporating them into business plans; determining and supporting resource requirements; evaluating operational processes; measuring outcomes to ensure desired results; identifying and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; promoting a customer-focused environment; and demonstrating adaptability and sponsoring continuous learning.

Directs legal support for business transactions and projects involving risk by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders; drafting, editing and reviewing legal documents, notices, and announcements; directing the development of standards and forms for handling commonly-encountered transactions and projects; engaging, directing, and supervising outside counsel and consultants; counseling clients on alternative legal and business strategies; overseeing the development and administration of legal surveys; and formulating business initiative implementation strategies.Minimum Qualifications:



+ 5 years legal experience post-degree.

+ Law degree from an accredited law school.

+ License to practice law in at least one state.

Category:Legal Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartDivision Summary: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 sustainabilityand 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 industriesall 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?Requisition Template:Home Office
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