Few Wall Street professionals were thrilled about the implementation of Dodd-Frank and other forms of regulation. But it seems to have been a blessing for those who specialize in compliance.

"With Dodd-Frank, with the regulations that came out of that, and with the regulations that are coming out still, I'm seeing lots of hiring of CCOs and lots of other compliance officers in-house at funds and I think that trend will continue," Zachary Ziliak, an attorney at Mayer Brown, told StreetID. "Dodd-Frank has been a jobs boon for compliance officers. Attorneys with regulatory experience -- those are always in demand. Not more or less than before, I think, there is just always a need for that."

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