More On

To get hired, listen up

General Counsel seek these essential characteristics

Thank you for the positive response to last month’s column, the first in a new format featuring advice straight from leading general counsel. Our GC experts this month: Kristin Coleman of Brunswick, Jerome Okarma of Johnson Controls and Thomas Sabatino of Walgreens.

I asked our experts, “When hiring for your department, what are the two most important personal character traits you seek in a candidate?”


author image

Mike Evers

Mike Evers recruits attorneys for corporate legal departments throughout the United States. Please visit His...

Bio and more articles

Join the Conversation

Advertisement. Closing in 15 seconds.