Helane Morrison – Fighting Against White-Collar Crime

Helane Morrison is one of the most successful businesswomen and lawyers who have spend considerable time and effort to expose fraud in the US financial sector. As the Managing Director of Hall Capital Partners, Helane has more than $24 billion assets under management for some of the wealthiest individuals in the United States, who trust Helane due to her past record as a champion of ethical conduct in the corporate sector.

Early Law Career

After graduating from University of California at Berkley, Helane Morrison passed the bar exam with distinction. She was rewarded for her commitment when she gained valuable experience by working under the US Supreme Court Justice, Harry Blackmun from 1985 to 1986. Known for her passion, she was asked to join the law firm of Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin, where Helane excelled by becoming a partner of the law firm within just five years of service. Within a span of seven years, Helane had gain a solid reputation as a stalwart of justice who would continue to raise voice against the fraudulent practices of white-collar crime in the financial sector.

Working with Securities & Exchange Commission

Her efforts in exposing economic predators caught the attention of Securities and Exchange Commission, who were quick to ask her to join the San Francisco office. The newly found position allowed Helane to protect individuals against the nefarious practices of large corporations, who would allegedly take advantage of the weaker position of small businesses and individuals. In fact, the sheer commitment of Helane prompted SEC management to allow Helane run the affairs of SEC in California and five other states in the North West as the Head of Enforcement.

The new position allowed Helane to go after numerous high-profile executives of Fortune 500 companies, who were seemingly immune to punishment. During her tenure, Helane exposed the corrupt practice of illegal sale of securities to military personal. In fact, Helane also highlighted the dangerous trend of destruction of audit papers by auditors of Fortune 500 companies. As such, she was also prominent in exposing fraud at Ernest & Young. At the same time, Helane raised her voice against insider trading and certain online trading websites. As the Head of Enforcement, Helane also used her experience as a lawyer to defend a large number of senior citizens defrauded by corporate crime. In 2007, Ms. Morrison joined Hall Capital Partners, where she is currently serves as a Managing Director.