Ms. Bechet is an Associate General Counsel for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. As a member of the Legal Department’s Commercial and Class Litigation Group, she manages a wide range of matters including commercial, telecommunications, and labor and employment class action litigation. She is admitted to practice law in Louisiana, New York, District of Columbia and Texas. Ms. Bechet received her JD in 1990 from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. Upon graduation from law school, she served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable James M. Sprouse of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She received her BA with Highest Honors from Hampton University in 1987, graduating first in her class. In 2007, she was recognized as that university's Outstanding Twenty-Year Alumnus. Prior to joining Wal-Mart, Ms. Bechet was a partner with Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann LLC in New Orleans and she previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (Criminal Division). Ms. Bechet is co-chair of the Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, past Co-Director of Division I [Operations], past co-chair of the Ethics and Professionalism Committee and past co-chair of the Minority Trial Lawyer Committee of the ABA Section of Litigation
Associate General Counsel, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Areas of Practice
Class Action/Complex Litigation
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