Paula C. Martucci is Associate General Counsel at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Her expertise is in the areas of litigation management, compliance and information systems security governance. Ms. Martucci began working for Walmart in 1996 as Corporate Counsel in the Legal Department. She was promoted to Senior Corporate Counsel and Assistant General Counsel, after which she joined the Compliance Department as a Director, then Walmart’s Information Systems Division (ISD), before returning to the Legal Department. Ms. Martucci’s Legal Department responsibilities have included advising business clients in the Supercenter Division on operations, merchandising, and marketing issues with an emphasis on governmental compliance and contract law. As a member of the Litigation Management Practice Group, she has had oversight of nationwide premise-security litigation and regional general-liability litigation. As a Compliance Director she was responsible for aspects of competition and consumer protection compliance. She brought her compliance and legal expertise to ISD where she was responsible for IT security, risk and compliance policy management and governance. Prior to joining Walmart, Ms. Martucci served as a prosecutor and Assistant County Attorney in Parker County, Texas. She also practiced law with firms in Dallas and Topeka, Kansas. Ms. Martucci’s ABA Section of Antitrust Law Leadership roles include current member of Council, Chair of the Membership & Diversity Committee, 2012-14, Co-Chair of the Membership & Equal Opportunity Committee, 2011; Vice Chair Corporate Counseling Committee, 2009-2010; Editorial Board, State Antitrust Practice and Statutes, 4th Edition, Antitrust Law Section, 2006-2009; Vice Chair, Price Discrimination Committee, 2005-2006. Ms. Martucci earned her J.D. with Honors from Washburn School of Law, University of Topeka in 1990; and her B.A. in English from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 1987. She is a member of the Kansas, Texas and Arkansas bars and is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court and various federal courts.
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