Jim Burns

About Jim Burns

Mr. Burns serves as chief legal officer and joined Agios in 2016 as a senior attorney and the company’s first head of compliance. He has more than 15 years of legal and compliance experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to Agios, Mr. Burns held roles of increasing responsibility at EMD Serono, culminating in his position as associate general counsel for commercial. He began his legal career as a corporate attorney at Testa, Hurwitz and Thibeault and Goodwin Procter. Mr. Burns holds a B.A. degree from Seton Hall University and a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.