Helane Morrison is a reputable law professional who has been practicing in the government and private sector for more than three decades. She presently works for the Hall Capital Partners LLC as the managing director. Helane has also been general counsel of the company. She joined the company in November 2007 by working as its chief compliance officer. The attorney was later promoted to serve as the member of the company’s executive committee. Hall Capital Partner’s main premises are located in San Francisco. The firm is renowned in the city due to its efforts to ensure compliance in the corporate world.
Morrison also works for various law institutions. She is currently part of the Regional Parks Foundation’s administration. The lawyer is also a member of the American Bar Association and has been serving in its division that is called the Hedge Fund Group. She has also gained respect as a speaker who has been guiding individuals and organization on compliance, private funds, and investment advisors.
Helane held various offices in the Securities and Exchange Commission before she was employed by Hall Capital. She joined the SEC in 1996 and was appointed to serve as a director of enforcement programs. Helane was in the office until 1999, and her responsibility was to spearhead investigations that were being held by the San Francisco district. She was a representative of the compliance body in government organizations, financial and business communities, media, and legal issues.
The SEC appreciated her performance, and in 1999, she was appointed as the San Francisco chief. She headed the district until 2007 when she left the SEC to join the private sector. As a district director, she supervised securities law enforcements, regulatory compliance issues, and fraud in businesses. Her office was in charge of SEC activities in Northern California, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, North Nevada, and Montana.
Helane Morrison studied journalism at the Northwestern University and later graduated from the University of California with a Juris Doctor. She has been practicing law since 1984. Helane started her profession by being a law clerk for Harry Blackmun and Richard Posen. She then served as a lawyer at Rice, Canady, Howard, Nemerovski, Falk & Rabkin. Morrison was at the law company from 1986 to 1996 and was made partner in 1991. She also served the Bar Association of San Francisco by being part of its judiciary committee from 1991 to 2001. The Association appointed her to be its director and she held the position from 2001 to 2004.