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Aneta Ferguson

Aneta Ferguson joined Avanir Pharmaceuticals in January 2015 and currently serves as Executive Director, General Counsel. Under her leadership, the Law Department is responsible for counseling Avanir 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, Aneta worked with the law firm Latham & Watkins. 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 earned a Master of Law from University of Silesia in Poland and a Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Los Angeles. Aneta is admitted to practice by the State Bar of California.

Executive Director, General Counsel

"Avanir is such a dynamic environment and offers challenging and very versatile work that allows us to bring treatment options to patients where no treatments were available before."