Myra L. McKenzie-Harris is an Associate General Counsel in the Employment Division of the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Legal Department in Bentonville, Arkansas. She offers daily counsel to Sam’s Club human resources professionals nationwide on employment and human resources matters, and she manages all single plaintiff employment litigation for Sam’s Club. Myra has been practicing labor and employment law for 14 years and became a Section member in 2002. She joined the Section to gain a greater insight into the practice area and has remained an active member because of the great benefits offered such as the Section’s CLE programs, colleagues met and more. Prior to joining Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in June 2007, Myra was an attorney with a large, full service law firm in Ohio where she represented universities, municipalities, and corporations in state and federal employment law administrative, alternative dispute resolution and litigation matters. This self-described “driven lawyer is a great member to get to know.
Favorite Book: Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
Hidden Talent: Singing
Favorite Movie: “Splash” (starring Tom Hanks and Darryl Hannah)
Dream Vacation: India
Midnight Snack: Fruit-Flavored Candy
Favorite Class in Law School: Legal Aid Clinic