Helane Morrison is a leading San-Francisco-based attorney who has worked for various law organizations. She has practiced for about thirty years and has spent all her career life in the city. Morrison currently serves Hall Capital Partners LLC. She is the MD and general counsel of the firm, which is headquartered in San Francisco. The company has been renowned in the area due to its commitment to ensuring that corporations and financial advisors are compliant. Helane has been working at the company since November 2007 when she was appointed as a chief compliance officer. She has served the firm in various capacities, which includes being a member of its executive committee.
Morrison is currently an executive at the Regional Parks Foundation. She also part of the American Bar Association and has been working for its Hedge Fund unit. Helane has also been working as a part-time speaker. She has been sharing her knowledge of compliance as well as legal issues that deal with private funds and investment advisors.
Helane worked for the Securities and Exchanged Commission for more than a decade. She joined the organization in 1996, and the first position that she was offered was to serve as the director of enforcement programs. Morrison held the office until 1999. She was the head of all investigations that the conducted by the San Francisco district office. The organization also chose her to represent it in government agencies, legal matters, as well as financial and business communities.
In 1999 the SEC named her as the head of its San Francisco office. She held the position until 2007 when she moved to Hall Capital Partners LLC. Her position as the chief of the district gave her the responsibility of overseeing regulatory compliance matters, law enforcement, and business fraud cases. The authority of the SEC’s San Francisco district covers Alaska, North Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Northern California.
Helane Morrison was awarded her Juris Doctor from the University of California. Before that, she graduated with a journalism degree from the Northwestern University. Morrison has been an attorney since 1984, and she worked at Rice, Canady, Howard, Nemerovski, Falk & Rabkin. She joined the firm in 1986 as a lawyer and was named partner in 1991. The Bar Association of San Francisco appointed her to its judiciary committee where she worked from 1991 to 2001. She was later promoted to be the association’s director, and she served from 2001 to 2004.