As the Great Resignation pushes more lawyers to eye greener pastures, legal tech companies are also hiring lawyers to lead their legal departments. But to make it through multiple interview rounds and finally receive an offer letter, a prospective general counsel will need to wow executives with their communication skills, business acumen and soft skills that aren’t always easy to describe on a résumé.

To be sure, a legal tech company’s GC needs vary as they grow, noted John Gilmore, founder and managing partner of in-house legal and compliance recruitment firm BarkerGilmore.