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David A. Heiner Biography

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DAVID A. HEINER is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Microsoft Corporation, where he heads up the legal department痴 Antitrust Group. Mr. Heiner is responsible for antitrust counseling, representation of the company before antitrust agencies and compliance with agency rulings. Since joining Microsoft in 1994, Mr. Heiner has played a leading role in Microsoft痴 response to government antitrust proceedings in the United States, Europe and Asia. Before joining Microsoft, Mr. Heiner practiced at Sullivan & Cromwell, focusing on antitrust, securities and other commercial litigation. Mr. Heiner is a 1982 graduate of Cornell University with a B.A. in Physics and a 1985 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as Articles and Research Editor of the law review. Following law school, Mr. Heiner clerked for the Honorable Thomas P. Griesa of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York. Mr. Heiner is the author of Assessing Tying Claims in the Context of Software Integration: A Suggested Framework for Applying the Rule of Reason Analysis, 72 U. Chicago Law Review 123 (2005).

Updated June 25, 2015