Providing Excellence in Executive Search

We are a leading executive search firm committed to providing specific recruiting needs of top-tier financial services, accounting, legal, technology, and business institutions. Our clients consist of investment management firms, hedge funds, investment banks, law firms, and Fortune 500 companies in every industry. We help place compliance officers, general counsel, patent counsel, IT, legal, accounting, and risk management executives. JW Michaels is dedicated to your executive search.


September 5, 2016 | JW Michaels & Co. Hires Richard Zakin to Lead National Partner Placement Division »Read more

June 6, 2016 | Amy Jones Hired as Vice President of Legal Contract and Consulting Group »Read more

May 24, 2016 | JW Michaels & Co. Hires Leah Weiss to Lead HR & Analyst Practice »Read more

May 5, 2016 | JW Michaels Heads To Atlantic City For Company Incentive »Read more

January 29, 2016 | JW Michaels Increases National Expansion With New Investment in Atlanta »Read more

Recent Engagements

JW Michaels & Co. has placed executive officers and other senior leadership in Compliance, Legal, IT, Operations and Accounting at some of the world’s most prestigious organizations. View our recent executive search placement successes here.

Legal and Compliance Blog

July 27, 2016 | Quality Matters In Regulatory Compliance »Read more

June 13, 2016 | Asset Manager Blackstone Hires Global CCO From U.S. SEC »Read more

August 12, 2015 | Legal Job Market Heats Up As Demand For Compliance Increases »Read more

August 12, 2015 | Minimization Of Risk In Corporate Universe Creates Greater Demand For Compliance Lawyers »Read more

February 24, 2015 | Managing Partner Jason Wachtel discusses Federal Prosecutor Move To Ackman Hedge Fund »Read more