Hemant Pathak

Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft

Hemant Pathak is Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft where he supports the company’s Health and Life Sciences and Public Sector Industry Units. He is responsible for legal compliance within those regulated spaces, and supports enterprise cloud, software and consulting services transactions. He has been a member of the company’s legal department for 11 years, and was the recipient of the 2013 Microsoft Legal and Corporate Affairs Attorney Excellence Award for helping the company address HIPAA requirements for its cloud computing services. Hemant is also a Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP). Prior to joining Microsoft, Hemant was Corporate Counsel at Oracle Corporation from 1997-2002 where he supported Oracle’s Federal and State & Local Government business divisions. Hemant is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College, and received his J.D. from the Widener University School of Law.