Vicki Smith is vice president and general counsel for Sam’s Club. In this role, she oversees the legal department for the Sam's Club business, a members-only warehouse club division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., with revenues of $59 billion for fiscal year 2020, 100,000 associates and nearly 600 clubs.
As the leader of Sam's Club legal team, Vicki ensures the company’s compliance with the laws and regulations in the states and countries it operates, forecasts possible risks and works ahead of them to ensure the company’s readiness.
Vicki has been with Walmart Inc., for more than 20 years, working in different areas of the Legal division and Employment team. She most recently served as managing counsel of the Employment Practices team, providing support for Walmart U.S., Sam’s Club and Supply Chain. Before joining Walmart, Vicki was in private practice in Northwest Arkansas.
Vicki earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in from Texas State University, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Arkansas, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa College of Law.