Canadian Business Lawyer
"Lise is a very intelligent, articulate, detail oriented and performance driven leader."
As an alumni of Accenture and former IT consultant (a pre-law career) and engineering graduate Lise brings a strong technology and professional… read more services background to her legal work.
"Lise is a very intelligent, articulate, detail oriented and performance driven leader. She is organized and effective and is a pleasure to work for and with. I would highly recommend her for work in areas of governance, procurement and law."
"Lise Patry is an accomplished high technology lawyer and a governance professional. Lise has been our solution. Her practical experience and corporate governance expertise has allowed me, our executive team and the rest of the board to focus on the business and feel confident that the governance side of our business is well taken care of. I strongly recommend Lise to anyone looking for corporate governance expertise."
Senior IT Consultant
May 1988 - Sep 2015
Participated in the development and installation of large scale information systems in a variety of roles from programmer to team leader. Worked on business systems installation projects at the Ottawa General Hospital, the University of Ottawa, Canada Post, Revenue Canada and the Scarborough Hospital.
CANADIAN AIR TRANSPORT SECURITY AUTHORITY
VP LEGAL AND CORPORATE SECRETARY (and Procurement)
Dec 2002 - Oct 2014
Senior executive responsible for legal services, procurement and contracting and corporate secretariat functions in a $500M/year organization with 7x24 operations in 89 Canadian airports.
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION
Sep 1998 - Dec 2002
Led the building of contracting infrastructure and supply management templates, worked closely with sales and purchasing teams and supported all aspects of their commercial contracting requirements. Was eventually appointed lead counsel/primary advisor to the Global Supply Management team.
May 1993 - Sep 1998
Articled at the firm and was retained as full-time lawyer; worked as associate lawyer advising on all areas of intellectual property law with a focus on technology licensing, copyright and trademark law.