Wal-Mart Names Karen Roberts General Counsel by Mark Friedman Posted 12/20/2012 11:29 am Updated 5 years ago Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville says Karen Roberts has been promoted to executive vice president and general counsel for the company effective Feb. 1. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.