February 25, 2014 | Managing Partner Jason Wachtel will be the keynote speaker at the 75,000 member Regulatory Compliance Association's General Session, where he will discuss compensation and hiring trends for compliance and legal professionals: practice-edge/compensation-trends-in-alternative-asset-management/

January 30, 2014 | Managing Partner Jason Wachtel is quoted in a Thomson Reuters article discussing the compensation of Chief Compliance Officer in investment banks. Read More

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Compliance Blog

April 22, 2015 | JW Michaels announces its new Legal Contract Staffing Division! Read More

February 25, 2015
| Managing Partner Jason Wachtel discusses alt firms hiring SEC alumni in FundFire article. Read More

February 24, 2015 | Managing Partner Jason Wachtel discusses Federal Prosecutor move to Ackman hedge fund in FundFire article. Read More

February 9, 2015 | JW Michaels Named 11th Largest Executive Search Firm In NY. Read More

February 6, 2015 | Managing Partner Jason Wachtel discusses ex-US prosecutor's move to hedge fund in New York Times article. Read More