Trace Northcross is Assistant General Counsel for Walmart Stores, Inc. In this role, Trace supports the Operations division of Walmart US. In addition to her support of Operations, she also works with and provides legal support to Walmart Services, which includes food, fuel, home, personal care, amusement and experience and financial services business lines.  

Trace joined Walmart Realty as a Realty Clerk in its Realty Management department during her second year of law school. While serving as a Realty Clerk, Trace was responsible for property management issues for a state specific territory. Upon graduation, she became a Realty Manager for a larger territory. As a Realty Manager, she worked closely with local government agencies, in-house and outside counsel, and landlords and ECR parties to resolve real estate issues for operating Walmart stores within a defined territory.

Prior to her current role, Trace was a Transactions Manager for the Realty Dispositions division of Walmart Realty. As a Transactions Manager, Trace drafted purchase agreements and closing documents for the sale of outlots and vacant buildings, and worked closely with internal and external partners to facilitate the disposition of the outlots and vacant buildings.

Trace earned a B.A. from Hampton University in 2005 and a law degree from University of Arkansas in 2008. 

Assistant General Counsel
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Walmart Legal Department
702 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716

Pathfinder Year


Areas of Practice

Real Estate



Law School

University of Arkansas School of Law

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