Helane Morrison

Helane L. Morrison is the Principal, Managing Director, a member of the Executive Committee and Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners LLC. She previously worked with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Morrison held the docket of Regional Director. In this seat, she was responsible for litigation, regulatory issues, and security enforcement in the North California. Helane Worked with the United States Securities and Securities Commission between the year 1999 and 2007. Before this, she headed the implementation of securities for San Francisco (SEC) office. Her duties were in legal representation, financial communities, business and worked hand in hand with news Medias and other government organizations.
Helane studied at the Northwestern University and graduated with a B.S IN Journalism. She also holds a J.D from the California University of the Berkeley School of Law. Sources say that she is also the Editor in Chief of the California Law Review. From the year 1986 to 1996 she practiced law in San Francisco law firms: Rice, Howard, Canady, Nemerovski and the Falk and Rabkin Law Firm. During these years she took an interest in defense of private securities and commercial litigation and SEC issues.
She is a member of the two boards; the Hedge Fund Subcommittee of the American Bar Association and the Regional Parks Foundation. Ms. Helane Morrison is also a speaker on topics of legal and compliance issues that affect private funding institutions and investment advisers.
Back in the 90s, she was among the few women administrators working for SEC commissions in the United States. Many sources recognize only three other females. Valarie Caproni of the Pacific Region in Los Angeles, Mary Keefe the Director of SEC Midwest Region in the State of Chicago, and Carmen Lawrence Director of the Northeast Region in the city of New York.
When she was appointed to serve as the district’s chief in his area of profession, she was the first woman to head the SEC as of 1999. She managed the examination and enforcement programs in the San Francisco Office of Jurisdiction. Her jurisdiction extended to five areas namely: Oregon, Washington, Montana, Alaska, Montana, Northern Nevada, Idaho and the northern California. These regions lie within the Los Angeles Pacific Region.
In her practice years, she used to represent people and firms the SEC sued. Helane Represented securities clients and defended industry security officers during investigations. She also defended brokers and stock companies. Her experience in this field runs way back. This work experience made her the best candidate for the seat back in those years.