Helane Morrison is a woman that has spanned several different careers successfully. Currently, she is serving as general counsel Chief compliance officer in the managing director of Hall Capital Partners based in San Francisco. The company that she is working with is considered to be one of the most successful investment companies in the state of California and is also run entirely by women. She began working with the company in 2007 after leaving the San Francisco Securities and Exchange Commission. She was with the SEC between 1999 and 2000 and was responsible for the enforcement of laws and securities and was in charge of fraud litigation and regulatory issues. Her area of authority spanned from the Northwest and Northern California and included five different states.
After graduating law school from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois where she received hers BS degree in journalism she then received her J.D. from the University of California at Berkley.She was also the editor in chief of the California Law Review. She then went into law serving as a law clerk for Hon. Richard Posen. He was serving in the US Court of Appeals in the Seventh District. After that, she worked for Justice Harry Blackmun until 1986. She then began working for a law firm called Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin. Ironically, her job at the law firm primarily was composed of defending professionals against the SEC.
Helane Morrison has had an exemplary career in many different fields. She has excelled in many different fields of law and enforcement and continues to serve the best interest of the public. She has been one of the most prolific forces in securities and investment law to date.