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.


January 2, 2018 | JW Michaels & Co. Strengthens New York Office with Industry Leader »Read more

October 18, 2017 | JW Michaels & CRC Host Regulatory Compliance Association (RCA) General Session »Read more

October 4, 2017 | In The Wake Of Hurricane Harvey, Houston Office Takes Time To Honor Those Who Served »Read more

August 23, 2017 | JW Michaels Team Stays Sharp With Quarterly LinkedIn Training »Read more

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

December 10, 2017 | Financial Services Market Data Report 2017 »Read more

October 18, 2017 | New Law Bars Employers in NYC from Asking about Salary History of Applicants »Read more

October 10, 2017 | Leader In Public M&A, Peter Harwich Joins Latham & Watkins LLP's Global Corporate Department In NY »Read more

September 13, 2017 | Jeffrey Lewis Joins Norton Rose Fulbright As Partner in the Global Law Firm's New York Office »Read more

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