Helane Morrison is based in San Francisco and works as the Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners. Hall Capital is among the leaders of investment companies in the state of California, and the leadership is completely made up of women. Helane Morrison has been a part of the company since 2007. She used to be a part of the Securities and Exchange Commission of San Francisco, from 1999 to 2007. She dealt with fraud litigation, securities law enforcement, etc.
Helane Morrison graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. She also went to University of California Berkeley School of Law where she earned a J.D. She has worked for various institutions such as the California Law Review, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh District, and Supreme Court Justice with Harry Blackmun. After working for the law firm Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin from 1986 to 1996, Helane Morrison was promoted to partner. Her responsibilities at the position of a partner included the defense of private securities actions, business litigation, and matters regarding the SEC (US Securities and Exchange).
Morrison’s work history demonstrates her preference for businesses that are based on high standards and principles such as ethics and morals. She has always been passionate when it comes to justice and exposing those who lie and use their way to riches. In the year 2007, during a tumultuous economic crisis, Helane Morrison decided to take a stand and to fight against the growing corruption. She was a proactive participant in a number of panels including the 2012 Private Fund Compliance Forum. Ms. Helane Morrison is a very well versed speaker regarding issues on compliance as well as a number of legal matters that arise from investment advisories. She is a valuable member of the board of the American Bar Association, as well as the board of Regional Parks Foundation. She has greatly contributed to both of the organizations. Helane Morrison is a highly intelligent woman with a strong sense of justice in the financial business fields. She is a versed advocate for compliance in all spheres of the corporate world. She believes that honesty is possible although corruption plagues the corporate world.