Aneta Ferguson joined Avanir Pharmaceuticals in January 2015 and her current role is Executive Director, General Counsel. Under her leadership, the Legal Department is responsible for counseling Avanir Pharmaceuticals on FDA regulatory matters, product life cycle management, drafting and negotiating commercial and government contracts, employment law, corporate transactions and governance.
Prior to joining Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Aneta worked with the law firm Latham & Watkins LLP. From 2010 to 2015, she served as corporate counsel to a variety of public and private companies, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, securities matters and general corporate advice.
Aneta holds a Master of Law degree from University of Silesia in Poland and a Doctor of Law (J.D.) from the University of California Los Angeles. Aneta is admitted to practice by the State Bar of California.