In an article recently posted on XRepublic about Helane Morrison, it is stated that she currently serves as Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of Hall Capital Partners. The article goes over what Ms. Morrison has done for Hall Capital since she joined in 2007. The reason Helane joined Hall Capital was for the firm’s diverse leadership culture in the world of financing. After the market crash in 2007-2008, she realized that investors still weren’t confident with financial professionals; 9 years later. Her goal is to restore that confidence and believes she found the right home at Hall Captial to it happen. Helane Morrison is leading the way for women in the financial world to do some good. Read the whole article on XRebpulic here.
She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She went to Northwestern University, where she got her Bachelor’s Degree in journalism. In 1984, Morrison got her Juris Doctor and was the editor-in-chief for the California Law Review at the University of California Berkeley School of Law. In 1987, she was accepted to the State Bar of California.
Ms. Morrison began her career in law as a law clerk for Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circut from, 1984 – 1985. She then became a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun from, 1985 – 1986. In 1986, she joined the law firm of Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin in San Francisco. In 1991, Morrison was made a partner and remained with them until 1996.
In 1996, Morrison joined SEC as the head of regional enforcement activities of San Francisco Distract Office. In 1999, she was promoted to district administrator. She was then promoted again and named regional director, and stayed there until 2007.
In 2007, she joined Hall Capital Partners LLC, to serve as general counsel and chief compliance officer. She is also the managing director and member of the executive committee.
Helane Morrison keeps her personal life private, which is a quality not enough public figures have. She has funded different scholars in business and law school.
She is a member of the Board of Reginal Parks Foundation. Periodically, she is a speaker on the topics of compliance and issues that affect investment advisors and private funds.