Technology company Cisco announced the hiring of Dev Stahlkopf as its new executive vice president and chief legal officer.

Stahlkopf will begin in the position Aug. 2.

Most recently, she served as Microsoft’s general counsel and corporate vice president. She also serves on the board of the leadership council on legal diversity.

Prior to her 14 years at Microsoft, Stahlkopf worked as an attorney for Perkins Coie.