Imagine a position that allows you to apply your trusted legal expertise while working alongside the world’s largest retailer. Imagine an opportunity that leverages your love of technology 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 Technology & Data-Regulatory Team within Digital Citizenship as a Senior Counsel for Fintech including GLBA, Ad tech, CAN-SPAM, TCPA and marketing laws. In this role, you will provide advice and counsel to teams within Walmart’s technology and product organizations, specifically you will partner cross-functionally with key business and engineering stakeholders as well as subject matter experts throughout Walmart’s legal and compliance organizations.
You’ll make an impact by:
Keeping the ethical use of data and responsible use of technology at the forefront of your legal work, with an eye toward promoting fairness, privacy, and cybersecurity. At Walmart, the customer is #1!
Providing legal advice to the company clients that emphasizes the client's legal rights, obligations, and risks and promotes informed decisions.
Collaborating with senior executives on significant risks; seeking authority and obtaining informed consent to proceed with legal matters.
Proactively collaborate with technical engineers, developers, and product managers to build creative solutions to challenges impacting the privacy and security of services.
Partnering with Compliance and Business leaders to define best practices and policies to ensure compliance with state & federal laws and regulations to mitigate corporate risk.
Directing highly sensitive investigations and assessments.
Identifying the need for, and effectively overseeing, outside legal support for business transactions and projects.
Consulting with outside resources and experts to facilitate the responsible and effective implementation of high priority business initiatives.
Maintaining expertise in the rapidly changing policy positions and legal requirements impacting data privacy and security; providing legal support to associates on matters related to privacy and information security.
Leveraging technology to streamline processes, communication, and workflows.
You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
You have experience providing transactional support and product counseling to leading-edge start-ups and disruptive businesses.
You have expertise in the fields of data privacy and information security**.**
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 have strong communication skills to interact with senior leadership and stakeholders.
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 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 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
As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Law degree from an accredited law school and 5 years’ experience in law.
License to practice law in at least one state.
Leading cross-functional teams
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