Helane Morrison is one the most successful women professionals in the legal sector. She currently serves as the chief compliance officer of the Hall Capital Partners, which is a top advisory firm that is based in San Francisco. Morrison is also part of the company’s executive committee. According to Hall, most people have little faith in the financial sector since the 2008 economic crash, and therefore, they have been managing their finances. Hall Capital Partners has dedicated itself to rescuing the public from such situations by administering accountability, regulatory fulfillment, and integrity in all financial transactions.
Morrison is a hard-working, brilliant, and confident woman who has gained high credibility in the compliance sector. According to her, all investments that the firm makes for its clients are compact and moral. The company’s experts ensure that all brokerage institutions, mutual funds, and financial advisors that they choose are well investigated before they are allowed to handle a client’s wealth. The firm also has enforcement professionals who impose disciplinary actions, correcting measures, and file litigations when irregularities are discovered.
Helane’s career has been successful. She was employed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and served as the head of the San Francisco District Office from 1999 to 2007. Her role at the organization included enforcing securities, regulatory compliance, and dealing with litigations. Morrison’s role as a regional director made her in charge of North California and the Northwest states. She represented the commission in business transactions, legal matters, financial groups, and government bodies. When Helane was in office, she dealt with several fraud situations in companies such as NextCard Inc, HBO, Hewlett-Packard, and Google. She also uncovered dishonest sales that were made to more than 50,000 military personnel by the American Amicable Insurance firm
Before being hired by the SEC, Morrison served as an associate of the Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin for about a decade. She worked at the law firm from 1986 to 1996 and became a partner in 1991. Her role was to deal with the representation of private securities, in-house corporate investigations, business lawsuits, and SEC issues. She served as a clerk to Harry A. Blackmun and the U.S. Court of Appeals’ Hon. Richard Posner.
Morrison also served an occasional speaker on matters of compliance and legal issues that are related to investment advisories. The attorney is currently a board member of the Regional Parks Foundation and the American Bar Association. She holds bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Illinois-based Northwestern University and later studied law at the University of California.