Jonathan Palmer


Jon is Associate General Counsel (Litigation), Microsoft Department of Corporate, External and Legal Affairs. Jon’s practice focuses on antitrust and complex commercial litigation, regulatory investigations, and cross-border disputes. His responsibilities also include advising the company on legal issues related to e-discovery, information governance and government access to customer data. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jon was a litigation partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, and before that, at Heller Ehrman LLP. From 2005 through 2008 Jon was based in Asia, where he managed Heller Ehrman’s offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing and Shanghai. Jon received his BA from Stanford University in 1988, and his JD from University of California, Berkeley, in 1993.