Chandra Adams, J.D.
Deputy General Counsel
Chandra Adams serves as Vice President, Legal & Intellectual Property, Deputy GC and Corporate Secretary at Surface Oncology. In addition to her experience as an intellectual property attorney, she also brings expertise in regulatory and general corporate matters to the role. Prior to joining Surface, Chandra served in legal positions of increasing seniority at Bioverativ Inc. (acquired by Sanofi in 2018), Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Genzyme Corporation (acquired by Sanofi in 2011). She has also taught as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs program at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies. Chandra earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology from Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, Indiana) and her juris doctor from Suffolk University Law School (Boston, Massachusetts). She is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and is a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.