Senior Counsel

Job Title

Senior Counsel

Job Description

Walton Enterprises is seeking a skilled, highly motivated, and experienced individual to join the team as Senior Counsel for Walton Enterprises (WEI). 

 

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging  

We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization to foster an environment where all associates THRIVE and belong.  We do this by creating: 


About the Position

In this role, the individual will work directly and closely with WEI’s legal team to provide legal advice and counsel to family members, their affiliated entities, and WEI across a broad range of matters impacting ultra-high net worth individuals.  The ideal candidate will serve as a trusted advisor, establishing positive working relationships with family members, the WEI legal team, and the broader WEI ecosystem. 

This role will work an existing team of internal and external lawyers providing general legal advice on across a broad range of topics.

The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with family office staff, affiliated entities’ staffs, and outside counsel to deliver timely and accurate legal advice.  Through this collaboration, the Senior Counsel will ensure that the family’s goals, values, and interests are advanced and protected at all times. 

 

Responsibilities

The incoming Senior Counsel will serve as a trusted advisor to family members, affiliated entity staffs, and WEI providing general legal services in a family office context. 

 

General responsibilities will include:

 

The Senior Counsel will directly support the Walton family by:

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A successful Senior Counsel will have the depth and breadth of professional and legal experience, strategic business acumen and advisory skills to lead a team in a demanding and fluid family office environment.

 

The following qualifications are required:

 

Additional characteristics and attributes

 

Personal attributes that support your success

 

All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement, background check, credit check, drug screen and verification of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Vaccination exemptions as a reasonable accommodation for a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief can be discussed at the time of an offer.  In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.

 

About Walton Enterprises 

Walton Enterprises supports the personal, philanthropic and business activity for the Walton family. We are a family-led organization, supporting multiple generations of Sam & Helen Walton’s family. 

 

Walton Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Basic Qualifications