Helane Morrison is a famous lawyer who has been in the limelight in the past three years. She has played a crucial role in directing the enforcement program at the Securities Exchange Commission based in San Francisco. Just recently, the successful lawyer announced that she was planning to continue her aggressive agenda while working as the office administrator.
Helane Morrison was promoted to the position just recently, and the announcement was made to the public by Arthur Levitt, the current SEC Chairman. This is the first time a woman was appointed to this position.
The attorney has worked for the institution for the last three years. During these years, she worked closely with everyone on the enforcement side to make sure that the company’s presence and impact is felt everywhere. In her current post, Helane Morrison will be the head of the office, and she plans to make sure that the momentum remains in her jurisdiction.
At the time of the appointment as an administrative officer of SEC, Helane Morrison was 46 years old. She will now be managing the examination and enforcement programs in San Francisco and other regions in her jurisdiction such as Oregon, North California, Washington, Montana, Alaska, and Northern Nevada.
Before her promotion, the position was held by David Bayless. David had worked as the office administrator for the past five years, and he had decided to step down and take a position as partner at a company known as Morrison and Foerster, based in San Francisco.
Helane was chosen to join SEC in the year 1996. Over the years, she was in charge of several investigations in the office. Some of these investigations resulted in the enforcement actions that were given to Republic Securities at the New York City and other areas. Before joining SEC, Helane was already practicing law, and this gave her an opportunity to represent the clients sued by SEC.
She was once working as a partner in one of the largest law firms in San Francisco. She went to school at the Boalt Hall School of Law, where she graduated with a degree in law. After completing her education, she worked in different companies. She has transformed the companies she has used to work for, ensuring that integrity and honesty is maintained.