Elisabeth Patterson is a lawyer and partner at Dionne Schulze s.e.n.c. and practices primarily in Aboriginal and commercial law. She represents Aboriginal entities (governments, businesses and non-profit organizations). Elisabeth Patterson advises clients on governance, Aboriginal consultation, environmental licensing processes and the protection of Aboriginal culture and personal information. She also drafts and negotiates various types of commercial contracts. Elisabeth is involved in training and legal reform projects in Latin America, including Lawyers Without Borders Canada, and has worked on a case before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. She works in French, English and Spanish.