Full Name
Elke Suber
Job Title
Associate General Counsel
Speaker Bio
Elke Suber is Associate General Counsel for Microsoft Corporation, where she is responsible for worldwide legal matters for the Global Partner Solutions organization, a multi-billion dollar business driving partner device and cloud sales and oversees a team of lawyers and paralegals. Elke previously served as Associate General Counsel and led the legal team for the Microsoft Store, and managed the legal teams for Microsoft’s consumer and device sales and advertising businesses. Since joining Microsoft in 2005, Elke has served in a variety of roles, including lead attorney for several of the company's online products, and lead copyright attorney for the Xbox business. Elke Suber has significant experience serving as a strategic advisor for technology businesses, closing complex multi-national transactions, and advising on intellectual property and technology related matters.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Elke was an attorney for CIGNA’s Technology group, and a litigation associate with the law firms Anderson, Kill, and Olick and Akin Gump in Philadelphia. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable Justin M. Johnson of the Pennsylvania Superior Court and the Honorable Gary L. Lancaster of the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Elke holds a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and earned her B.S. from Slippery Rock University. In 2018, Elke was the commencement speaker for the University of Pittsburgh School of Law Graduation Ceremony, and was recognized by Savoy Magazine as one of 2018’s “Most Influential Black Lawyers in America”.
Elke Suber