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Elizabeth (Lise) Carney

Of Counsel

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Lise assists clients in the development and commercialization of their proprietary technology and in the acquisition and use of third party technology products and services.  Her practice centers on the intersection of intellectual property and commercial transactions.

She has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating cloud services agreements, software license and support agreements, data subscription agreements, equipment purchase and maintenance agreements, manufacturing and distribution agreements, as well as a wide variety of technology services agreements. She also counsels clients with business to consumer offerings including drafting website and mobile applications terms of use and privacy policies. 

Her technology transactions practice includes work across a range of industries, including telecommunications, software as a service (SaaS), aerospace, secure access solutions, healthcare, and energy.


Lise has represented clients in technology transactions with partners such as Verizon Wireless, Oracle, IBM, Adobe, Juniper Networks, Wipro, Jabil, Gracenote, Nuance Communications, BMC Software, Ingram Micro, Brightpoint, Cognizant, Acxiom, Equifax, Experian, NetCracker, Syniverse Technologies, Harmonic, Imagine Communications, TeleTech, Convergys, CSG Systems and Ubee Interactive.


International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US)

Client Results

  • Represented a leading global secure access solution provider in customer agreements with major international hotel chains for its cloud-based digital key solution which enables a hotel guest to download a digital key to his/her smartphone in order to gain access to his/her guest room and secure hotel amenities.

  • Represented a Fortune 200 telecommunications company in two long term billing system licensing transactions, each worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

  • Represented one of the nation’s largest cable operators in licensing a content management system and second screen technology for the purpose of synchronizing and serving up second screen content in connection with live telecasts of an NBA team’s games.

  • Represented a healthcare management company in a software-as-a-service transaction to receive medical and provider analytics for the purpose of analyzing a medical plan population to identify opportunities for clinical improvement, evaluate financial outcomes and accurately assess physician-level efficiency. 

  • Represented a Fortune 200 telecommunications company in both domestic and international Wi-Fi roaming agreements, including agreements with interconnect and aggregator partners.

  • Represented one of the nation’s largest cable operators in purchasing a service that translated voicemails left on a VoIP telephone line to text.

  • Represented a Fortune 200 company in purchasing marketing campaign automation cloud services from Oracle.

  • Represented one of the nation’s largest cable operators in a multimillion dollar purchase agreement for encoders and related maintenance services.


Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Colorado, Inc.
    Chairman of the Board, August 2004 through August 2006
    Board Member, August 2000 through August 2006
    Advisory Board Member, 2013-present
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member

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