UW Medical Foundation Board of Directors: Patricia Brady

Patricia Brady, UW Medical Foundation Board MemberMs. Brady is a UW Medical Foundation Board of Directors public member and is the Emeritus General Counsel for the University of Wisconsin System.


She was General Counsel of the University of Wisconsin System from 2002-10. Before becoming General Counsel, she served as Deputy General Counsel and Senior System Legal Counsel for the UW System, practicing in the areas of diversity, employment, student affairs, public records and meetings, contracts and intellectual property.


She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Her previous legal experience includes service as an Assistant Attorney General in North Carolina, where she represented the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the University of North Carolina. She is a regular speaker on legal issues in higher education, and has taught higher education law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was designated Emeritus General Counsel upon her retirement in October 2010.