Is it reasonable to ask for a 25% comp increase when moving into a lateral role from working in a consulting firm to Microsoft?

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Yes, that’s a reasonable target when leaving any firm tbh

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It really depends on level, job family and location

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I personally wouldn’t move for less than that

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Consulting tends to pay higher than in-house. Have you researched or asked for the salary band of that role?

At least my consulting doesn't pay more than MS. And it prides in having a reasonably good pay

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What role + whats your current compensation ?

I think 25% total comp increase is very reasonable yes. Note some of this may be in the form of RSUs- make sure you understand vesting schedule so you can figure out your true TC by year

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