Helane Morrison is among the few women who are making it in the corporate world. Through Hall Capital Partners LLC one is able to get a quick look at the career journey of Helane Morrison. She is currently the Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners LLC. Before becoming an attorney, Helane Morrison was a journalist. She joined the University of California where she earned her J.D. Her law career started off when she worked as the law clerk of Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmum and U.S Court Of Appeal judge Richard A.Posner for two years.
Helane Morrison has worked at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin law firm from 1986-1996. While here she specialized in securities actions and Security Exchange Matters. In the year 1999, she joined the U.S Securities Exchange Commission where she was tasked with the responsibility of securities enforcement and regulatory issues in the commission. While here she was promoted to head of enforcement at the Securities Exchange Office in San Francisco.
The infamous global financial crisis, made people really doubt the United States financial stability and security. The corruption and lack of ethical standards that was revealed proved how much the financial sector was in dire need for reform and transformation. With these revelations the public mindset was slowly changing as they preferred to have their stocks being liquidated to gold. There have been calls for a better accountability mechanism for the financial sector and institutions. With the US presidential elections coming to a close, the country’s financial sector ought to be safeguarded to the fullest.
Helane Morrison joined the US Securities Exchange and through this she was able to ensure that people’s rights were not violated and that investigations were undertaken. It is said that the government took a long time to notice her capabilities and desire to protect the US financial sector. During her time at the commission, Helane instituted suits against some of the top business executives in the United States. She managed to make them accountable and through this she managed to raise business ethics to another notch. Her determination and resilience saw her being named as the first woman to be Head of Commission and Regional director. Helane Morrison managed to expose the false trading that American Amicable was undertaking and negatively impacted over 50,000 military personnel. Corrupt auditors were not exempted from Helane’s investigations and she managed to institute suits against auditors at Ernst and Young.