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Senior Associate Counsel-Tort Litigation


Bentonville, AR 72712
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998157BRReq ID:998157BRCompany Summary:Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.Job Title:Senior Associate Counsel-Tort LitigationEmployment Type:Full TimeCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description:Designing, implementing and monitoring corporate governance processes and procedures by developing and maintaining knowledge of the laws and

corporate governance standards (for example, contract law, tax law, accounting, securities law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing,

zoning laws); and proceeding as required when on notice of a governance issue.

Developing and fostering relationships as business partners with client by understanding the global business goals and objectives; providing business

related input; monitoring operational and financial performance; and supporting the implementation of the company business objectives.

Manages financial resources and processes by reviewing and approving invoices; and planning, forecasting, establishing, and managing budgets.

Provides 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; 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, employment, antitrust); monitoring legislation and significant legal decisions; and

representing the company before various administrative and judicial bodies.Minimum Qualifications: 7 years legal experience post-degree.

Law degree from an accredited law school.

License to practice law in at least one state.Additional Preferred Qualifications:Experience working as a litigator in a civil defense law firm or corporate law department.

Experience defending corporate clients in tort litigation (e.g. general liability, premises security, pharmacy, and products) and insurance defense, strongly preferredCategory: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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