The latest corporate scandals that forced out general counsel from several of the world’s biggest tech companies have stuck their legal departments with a leadership vacuum.

These companies — Hewlett-Packard, McAfee and KLA-Tencor, to name a few — are without a doubt trying to fill those crucial positions. And whoever steps into the shoes of their GCs will have to be superheroes among attorneys, said Silicon Valley recruiter Carl Baier.