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Professional Biography

Pat Dickson's 19-Year Career Highlights

Pat Dickson, Your In House Counselâ„¢  
  • General Counsel at iLogistix, a $750m revenue company
  • Negotiating software licensing, OEM, finance-technology and construction contracts as high as $300m with customers including Microsoft, Compaq, IBM, Apple, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, Hunt Construction and Perini
  • Working in Arizona, New York City and Silicon Valley
  • 5-years of intensive litigation experience in business, civil, family law, probate, and criminal cases

legal

  • Contract review, negotiation and administration
  • Software licensing
  • Construction agreements
  • Requirements contracts
  • Collect bad debt/improve collections
  • Corporate compliance and filing
  • Dispute resolution and settlement
  • Business entity startup, planning, formation and restructuring
  • Manage debt, equity and creditor matters
  • Resolve employee issues and complaints
  • Research and provide solutions for day-to-day challenges 
  • Assist with discovery and outside counsel requests
  • Attend board meetings and draft minutes and resolutions
  • Prepare RFP/RFQ/RFIs
  • Draft corporate/HR/marketing literature
  • Review and comply with city, county and national requirements
  • Manage local and interjurisdictional tax issues
  • Handle labor, prevailing wage and union matters 
  • Manage public and private bidding processes
  • Navigate challenging governmental and adversarial audits
  • Assist with due diligence and asset/stock sales or purchases
  • Manage insurance and bonding transactions

finance

  • FP&A
  • Business Plans
  • Revenue Forecasts
  • AR Improvement
  • AP Management
  • Cost Cutting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Due Diligence
  • Audit
  • Debt & Equity
  • Estimates/Bidding
  • Credit Evaluation

operations

  • Project Management
  • Resource Planning
  • Increased Efficiency
  • Quality Improvement
  • Critical Path Planning and Scheduling

systems

  • Gathering Requirements
  • Vendor Selection
  • Process Mapping
  • Integration
  • Training
  • Data Migration

licenses & education

  • Licensed to practice law in Arizona and California
  • JD, MBA, MS Info Systems, Arizona State Univ; Tempe, Arizona
  • BS, Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah
  • Ex litigator, prosecutor, board member and county bar president

current and former clients/employers