Andrea is an attorney at Microsoft supporting cloud and enterprise engineering. She is currently the lead advisor on legal matters arising from development and operation of Power BI, a business analytics and data visualization cloud service, as well as Azure cloud platform offerings for media, mobile, and website workloads. She was previously the frontline attorney for Microsoft’s cross-platform developer tools team and Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary devoted to open source and open standards.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Andrea was an associate in the corporate department of Morrison & Foerster LLP in Silicon Valley, where her practice focused on advising tech start-ups on venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial transactions. She was previously an attorney at Immersion Corporation, a Silicon Valley company specializing in haptic technology.
Andrea received her B.A. with honors from Fordham University and her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law where she graduated summa cum laude. She is admitted to the state bars of California and Washington.
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