Chief Legal Officer
Brian Sun, M.S., J.D., serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary of Avenzo Therapeutics, leading the company’s legal functions. He has more than 15 years of experience representing public and private biotechnology companies in corporate, transactional and intellectual property matters. Mr. Sun most recently served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Turning Point Therapeutics, which was acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb in August 2022.
Prior to joining Turning Point Therapeutics, Mr. Sun served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Sorrento Therapeutics, a NASDAQ-listed biopharmaceutical company focused on developing cancer, non-opioid pain and COVID-19 therapies, where he was responsible for managing the company’s legal affairs. Prior to Sorrento Therapeutics, Mr. Sun worked at pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, Prometheus Laboratories and Hologic, and served as outside general counsel to early-stage biotechnology companies. Mr. Sun also previously worked in private practice at Foley & Lardner, serving clients in the life sciences arena.
Mr. Sun holds a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law, an M.S. in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California, Berkeley.