Global Excellence 2020

Acquisition International - Global Excellence 2020 185 52 Acquisition International - Issue 1 2021 Contact: Michelle Jacko Company: Jacko Law Group P.C. LG’s founder, Ms. Michelle Jacko, personally specializes in investment adviser, broker-dealer and fund regulatory compliance matters, internal control development, regulatory examinations, transition services and operational risk management. Her consultation practice is focused on the areas of regulatory exams and formal inquiries, mergers and acquisitions, annual reviews, policies and procedures development, testing of compliance programs, mock exams, senior client issues, cybersecurity, Regulation S-P and much more. The firm represents a wide range of clients, from two-person offices to the largest renowned financial institutions in the United States. These include broker-dealers, investment advisers, compliance officers, boards of directors, corporations, CEOs, banks, hedge funds, private equity firms and a variety of other financial industry and securities law professionals throughout US and internationally. As a proud member of the National Association of Women Lawyers® (NAWL), Michelle tells us a little more about the firm’s founding mission and its overall objective. “The guiding principle and mission of JLG is to provide exemplary results to our clients,” she begins. “We help corporations and individuals understand and fulfil their regulatory responsibilities, grow their companies and transition to new opportunities when the time is right.” With unsurpassed service and knowledge in the increasingly complex and highly regulated corporate and financial securities industry, JLG is uniquely situated to offer comprehensive services to registered investment advisers, securities broker-dealers, private equity firms, hedge-funds, investment companies, financial advisors and corporate organizations of all sizes. Since 2007, JLG has been dedicated to providing personalized services and legal strategies for success. The team is comprised of renowned corporate and securities attorneys who work alongside clients to not only define goals and expectations, but to foster Jacko Law Group, PC (“JLG”) is a dedicated team of professionals with broad and extensive backgrounds in the securities, corporate and financial industries. We profiled the firm to discover more about its meteoric rise to success under the award-winning leadership of Ms. Michelle Jacko who has established a reputation as one of the most influential woman in securities law in San Diego today. Delivering Exemplary Results Oct20328 J invaluable trust. The firm’s approach is to partner with clients and achieve long term success. “We believe in partnering with our clients to strategically manoeuvre the intricate demands of the industry,” explains Ms. Jacko. Servicing clients nationwide, the firm has a track record for delivering exemplary results in unique and complex legal issues. As an industry leader, the JLG team continuously monitors developments in the regulatory and compliance space, including SEC, state and FINRA matters. As a boutique firm, JLG encourages and celebrates a collaborative, dynamic and inclusive office culture, fostering and building an environment that welcomes all voices and opinions. Ms. Jacko believes that healthy internal communication and constant collaboration is the foundation to innovation and strategic planning. “We believe in balance. Throughout the year we provide our talent with opportunities for professional development and fun. We take pride in our talent and the environment that creates an all-hands-in approach to business.” During the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies struggled to find guidance and assemblance; however, the employees at JLG positioned itself as a beacon of light for many in the industry, with the professional team rallying around to assist clients with integral counsel and custom strategy. JLG also experienced team growth and increased its service offerings to clients - which in turn has also garnered additional service demand. Looking towards the future, Michelle and the team are expecting more of the same, with further growth and development very much on the horizon. “We are always looking to expand our team. Our clients demand the best; thus, JLG is always looking for the best in the industry in order to help it grow,” explains Ms. Jacko. Most Influential Woman in Securities Law 2020 - San Diego