Bloomberg Law
Oct. 20, 2020, 9:49 AMUpdated: Oct. 20, 2020, 6:01 PM

Walmart Hires Jones Day Partner, New Ethics Director (2)

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

Walmart Inc. has made two more notable legal and compliance hires, the latest in a string of additions by the retail giant.

John Kinton, who since 2012 has been a patent litigation partner at Jones Day in London and San Diego, joined Walmart this month as lead counsel for intellectual property litigation. Walmart has also welcomed aboard Emily Buchanan as a director of ethics and conflicts of interest.

Neither Buchanan nor Kinton responded to requests for comment.

Both hires follow Walmart’s recent recruitment of international general counsel Deborah Vaughn, who will start her new role Nov. 2. All three ...

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