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.


October 25, 2016 | Former Assistant US Attorney, Dan Dorsky, To Lead Anti-Corruption & Ethics Practice At CRC »Read more

October 11, 2016 | David J. Amster To Lead Fund And Dealer Advisory Practice At Compliance Risk Concepts »Read more

October 11, 2016 | Mariano Balaguer Joins Taro as Vice President, CFO and Chief Accounting Officer »Read more

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

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

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

January 8, 2016 | Financial Services Data Report Of 2015 »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