Justin Mandel is one of the Founding Partners of JW Michaels & Co. and head of the firm’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer practice. He also co-heads JW Michael’s New York Office. Justin was formerly co-head of the Executive Search division of a national search firm and built and ran the firm’s Legal and Compliance practice. A frequently interviewed expert in the area of compliance hiring, Justin is frequently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and Compliance Reporter. Additionally, Justin is a keynote speaker for the Regulatory Compliance Association (RCA; 75,000 members). Prior to recruiting, Justin worked in real estate development and consulting, and was a Senior Advisor in the Washington, D.C. officer of PKF – Consulting. He received a Bachelor of Science (honors) in Business Administration from the University of Delaware.