Michael Wassmann is the chief compliance officer for HBKS® Wealth Advisors (HBKS®), working from the Erie, Pennsylvania office. As the Chief Compliance Officer, he ensures that business is conducted within the guidelines set forth by various regulatory bodies.
Michael joined HBKS® in 2011 and has 26 years of legal experience that includes both private practice and in-house counsel work. His private practice involved complex litigation in the areas of state and federal regulation of financial services and consumer protection. His in-house practice work included acting as both Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel for financial services companies.
Michael has practiced law in Michigan Circuit Court, Michigan Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Michael earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Hillsdale College and his Juris Doctorate from the George Mason University School of Law. He is Life and Health Insurance licensed. Mr. Wassman is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.