BJs Wholesale Club Senior Legal Counsel in BJ's Club Support Center Marlborough, Massachusetts
Join our team of more than 34,000 team members, supporting our members and communities in our Club Support Center, 235+ clubs and eight distribution centers. BJ’s Wholesale Club offers a collaborative and inclusive environment where all team members can learn, grow and be their authentic selves. Together, we’re committed to providing outstanding service and convenience to our members, helping them save on the products and services they need for their families and homes.
The Benefits of working at BJ’s
• BJ’s pays weekly
• Generous time off programs to support busy lifestyles*o Vacation, Personal, Holiday, Sick, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty
• Benefit plans for your changing needs*o Three medical plans**, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Health Savings Account (HSA), two dental plans, flexible spending
*eligibility requirements vary by position
**medical plans vary by location
BJ’s Wholesale Club (NYSE: BJ) is a Fortune 250 company. The Senior Legal Counsel plays an integral role in supporting BJ’s on-going operations and must demonstrate excellent commercial sensibility and a team-first ethos. The Senior Legal Counsel advises company executives, negotiates complex commercial contracts, manages litigation, oversees compliance and regulatory matters, supports M&A and other strategic transactions, manages corporate paralegals and legal counsel, and otherwise supports the legal team and BJ’s business objectives.
Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Respond promptly to legal requests from the company's various business units, including merchandising, IT, finance, marketing, analytics, sales operations, and other business clients.
Support executive leadership with commercially minded advising.
Assist with M&A and other strategic transactional matters.
Negotiate agreements consistent with company practices and risk tolerance.
Support the creation and continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes.
Advise on regulatory compliance matters (e.g., privacy, payments, and product-specific regulations).
Support and manage corporate paralegals and legal counsel.
Reports to Vice President, Associate General Counsel.
In-depth experience in contract negotiation and complex transactions
Excellent commercial judgment
Excellent communication skills
Outstanding work ethic
Minimum 6 years of experience. 3+ years AmLaw100 experience required.
In-house experience strongly preferred.
Admitted to MA bar association, or eligible to practice pursuant to MA SJC Rule 4:02 (9)
This is a hybrid role. Tuesday through Thursday are in-office days at BJ's Club Support Center in Marlborough, MA and Monday and Friday are remote days.
At BJ's Wholesale Club, we’re focused on delivering unbeatable value and outstanding service to our members and communities.
Headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club is a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. Currently operating more than 235 clubs, over 165 BJ's Gas® locations and eight distribution centers, we were the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Providing a curated assortment of grocery, general merchandise, gasoline and ancillary services, BJ's offers a differentiated shopping experience that is further enhanced by our omnichannel capabilities.