Empowering Financial Advisors with Experienced Legal Counsel

Whether you need help starting your investment advisory firm, crafting compliance programs, or deftly responding to client complaints, Michael Shaw streamlines your path to success. Michael is knowledgeable, responsive, and passionate about providing effective business legal counsel, so you can focus on delivering results for your clients.

With an in-house counsel background at esteemed regulatory bodies like FINRA and certification organizations like the CFP Board, Michael offers unique insights and a depth of securities experience. When challenges arise, Michael is not just an attorney—he’s your business partner in yielding proactive advice and resolving issues swiftly and efficiently.

Not a Financial Advisor, but Looking for a Trusted Business Partner?

Michael Shaw has 30+ years of experience representing employers of all sizes and across all industries. Michael is known for thinking like a business owner, helping his clients through corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, legal disputes, intellectual property matters, real estate agreements, and employment law issues.

Who We Are

Built by and for financial services experts, The Shaw Law Group is a legal advisory firm serving financial services clients in:

  • Maryland
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • Washington, D.C.

What We Do

We help financial services firms avoid or minimize the impact of regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, through:

  • Regulatory Consulting
  • Enforcement Defense
  • Legal Representation

Who We Serve

Our clients want attorneys who think like financial services professionals. We proudly serve:

  • Registered Investment Advisers
  • Broker-Dealers
  • Financial Advisors who hold Financial Services Designations

Looking for a trusted legal advisor? Contact Michael Shaw today. 

The Shaw Law Group

(410) 323-4293 (Maryland)
(202) 664-0765 (Washington, D.C.)

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