WAL-MART STORES, INC.
Mr. Jeffrey J. Gearhart
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
“One of the things that I value most about firms that provide service to us is their desire to provide innovative ways to help us reach our goals in a cost effective manner.”
“A key challenge is utilizing our size and reach to influence law firms to
embrace diversity and inclusion.”
WALMART LAW DEPARTMENT
Our law department includes approximately 643 legal professionals, including about 365
in-house lawyers located in the United States and in 11 markets around the world.
OUTSIDE COUNSEL SPEND
Over $100 million
PERCENTAGE OUTSIDE COUNSEL SPEND CURRENTLY ON A VALUE BASIS
Less than 10 percent