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Phyllis Harris, SVP and General Counsel Legal Operations Walmart Stores, Inc., left, Karen Roberts, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Walmart Stores, Inc., center, and Kerry Kotouc, Sam’’s Club General Counsel, Asset Protection and Compliance, right, stand in the produce section of a Walmart Supercenter on Monday, February 26, 2018, in Rogers, Ark. Photo: Beth Hall

Walmart Inc. general counsel Karen Roberts can remember the company’s legal department around 1998. It had about 28 lawyers, and only a few were women. She recalls there was one female vice president and general counsel of a Walmart division.

Sue Reisinger

senior reporter at ALM since 2004; based in Florida; covers general counsel and white collar crime; contact: sreisinger@alm.com

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