Helane L. Morrison joined Hall Capital Partners in 2007 immediately after leaving Securities and Exchange Commission District Office in San Francisco, California. She resigned from the government agency in October and was hired as the Chief Compliance Officer at the firm the following month. While working for SEC, she was responsible for litigation and enforcement of securities, which involved investigating compliance violations. Her role at Hall Capital is to ensure the firm and its advisers follow policies and processes issued by the SEC. Helane came to the hedge fund management firm with approximately 10 years of experience as an attorney and 11 years of expertise representing SEC government agency in legal and business issues.
The role of Helane Morrison at Hall Capital Partners LLC differs from her role working with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. She presently advises senior managers of the firm the importance of compliance and maintaining ethical practices. One of the first duties of Morrison at the firm was to review the existing compliance processes and establish new policies based on SEC new and amended regulations. Hall Capital is a privately owned entity with offices in California and New York City. Morrison is working for a hedge fund management firm that manages $29 billion in investment securities and alternatives.
Before joining the team at Hall Capital Partners, Helane Morrison worked for law firm, Howard-Rice-Nemerovski-Canady-Falk and Rabkin from 1986 through 1996. Five years after working for the firm, she became a partner and practiced corporate litigation, private securities defense, and corporate investigations. Morrison received a journalism degree from Northwestern University and J.D. from the University of California-Berkley School of Law. She passed the California State Bar exam in 1987, a year after joining the law firm.
Helane Morrison’s role isn’t just to ensure compliance of Hall Capital, but to protect the investment interests of its investors. Hall Capital Managers oversee asset investment portfolios for endowments, foundations, and high net worth individuals and families. The firm and advisors are registered with Securities and Exchange Commission; which Morrison ensures for the firm. Helane has proven her ability to administer policies and processes of the Investment Adviser Act. Her overall objective to safeguard managing assets of Hall Capital and the firm as a whole is ensure there are no violations of the Act and SEC regulations.