Overview: This is a new leadership position that will be responsible for actively managing Walmart’s tort litigation docket and the tort litigation legal team, driving big-picture strategy across the portfolio and strategic approaches in individual matters, while working with business partners to reduce future risk to the company.
Company: Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers through its retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, approximately 220 million customers and members visit 10,000+ stores and clubs under 48 banners in 24 countries and eCommerce websites.
Experience:10+ years of relevant litigation experience, including trials and appeals, in private practice and/or in-house. Experience successfully managing a team and a large volume of cases through to resolution. Experience with substantive tort litigation involving bodily injury in the areas of premises liability, product liability, and/or other complex torts. Experience with budgeting litigation matters. Any experience with indemnification issues, financial accruals, reserves, and actuarial analysis around tort portfolios is a plus.
Location: Bentonville, AR. This is not a remote role, and candidates are expected to be in the office daily (or at least several days each week) to properly manage the team and work with business leaders.
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