Before starting her own firm Ms. Bailly was a partner at the Seattle Law Firm of Black Lowe & Graham after 13 years with The Boeing Company. She managed international contracts and intellectual property licensing for The Boeing Company, where she frequently facilitated negotiations with foreign governments and international companies.
She holds a Doctorate of Laws from Liege University School of Law in Belgium and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School. Ms. Bailly is an adjunct professor at the University Of Washington School Of Law, where she teaches "Strategic Technology Transfers". She held the position of Assistant Professor in Conflicts of Laws and Comparative Law at Liege University School of Law in Belgium. She is fluent in English and French and was Washington State Honorary Consul of France for 7 years.
Ms. Bailly is a frequent Keynote Speaker at corporate seminars and conferences exploring intellectual property and international business issues. She was nominated by the University of Washington as the 2002 Honorary Initiate of the Order of the Coif, and acknowledged as "The Personification of the Modern Global Lawyer". Ms. Bailly is Chair of the International Section of the Washington State Bar Association for 2005-2006.
She is also chair of the Seattle Chapter of LESI (Licensing Executive Society International, an organization grouping professionals in the field of licensing and technology transfer.