James Basta, J.D.

Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Basta joins Kura with more than 20 years of combined in-house corporate and law firm experience. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Corporation Counsel at Biogen, where he managed the legal representation for Biogen’s securities filings, board of directors, business development, finance and tax, corporate affairs, employment and information technology. Prior to joining Biogen in 2006, he was Partner, Corporate and Securities Practice Group at Baker & McKenzie. Mr. Basta earned his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and his B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University.