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.


August 2, 2017 | JW Michaels Celebrates Summer Rosè Thursday »Read more

July 28, 2017 | JW Michaels Unplugs For Mt. Kisco Company BBQ »Read more

July 26, 2017 | Jason Watchel Enjoys Roof Deck BBQ at Chicago Office »Read more

June 29, 2017 | Celebrating Brosè Thursday »Read more

June 23, 2017 | Summer Rose Thursday Returns To JW Michaels »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

May 14, 2017 | Jason Wachtel Discusses What's Next For Former FBI Director James Comey with The New York Times »Read more

February 6, 2017 | Financial Services Market Data Report 2016 »Read more

February 6, 2017 | Former Senior SEC Official Joins Latham & Watkins »Read more

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

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