Ms. Helane L. Morrison, a lawyer by profession, is the Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel, Managing Director and Principal of the Executive Committee at Hall Capital Partners LLC. Ms. Morrison has been with the Hall Capital Partners LLC since November 2007 and has earned her way up through hard work and consistency in the firm. Helane Morrison had worked at US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) where she served as the Regional Director within the jurisdiction of Northern Carolina and the Northwest States.
As SEC Regional Director, her mandate was to regulate, litigate and enforce securities matters. Interestingly, Ms. Helane Morrison represented clients and securities industry players who were sued by SEC and stock brokerage firms as well as brokers who were sued by their clients. She represented her clients as an attorney at the San Francisco law firm, Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin in a career service that lasted for a decade from 1986 to 1996 until she was promoted to a partner membership.
Ms. Helane Morrison graduated from University of California at Berkeley, School of Law in 1984 where she also served as the Editor-In-Chief of the California Law Review. She upgraded her writing skills by receiving a BS in journalism at Northwestern University and working as a reporter for a newspaper outlet. She got admission at the State Bar of California in 1987 and has also served as a clerk for Hon Richard A. Posner of the Court of Appeals from 1984 to 1985 and for Justice Harry A. Blackmun of the Supreme Court from 1985 to 1986.
She has served in different capacities honored to her by organization and institutions due to her excellent and brilliant law career. Ms. Morrison has been a Director of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF). She has also been appointed as the co-chair and lawyer representative (Northern District of California) in Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. She has also served as a member of the Federal Courts Committee of the California Bar
Association and as a Contra Costa County Human Relations Commission in the early 1990s.
Ms. Helane Morrison in her new capacity in charge as the chief compliance officer will take the place of David Bayes, who had previously served for five years before stepping down to take up a job at Morrison & Forester law firm. She inherits an already familiar responsibility that she served at SEC where she enforced actions against the major investigations. She has a respectful and competence career in matters of securities and exchange compliance.