Associate General Counsel
Paul Lancaster Adams has joined Microsoft Corporation as Associate General Counsel. Adams will head up the corporation’s labor and employment litigation. He also will have direct responsibility for class-action matters involving intellectual property and products liability, as well as high-level government and corporate internal investigations. Before joining Microsoft, Adams was a partner at the Philadelphia, PA, office of Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, where he represented large publicly traded corporations in the areas of labor and employment, commercial litigation, and government and corporate investigations. He also served as a trial attorney with the City of Philadelphia Law Department in its federal trial division. Adams received his B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and his J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law.