Scott M. Akamine
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
Scott M. Akamine has served as our Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary since May 2021.
Mr. Akamine joined Cerevel Therapeutics from AEON Biopharma, Inc., a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, where he served as general counsel and corporate secretary of overseeing legal and certain administrative functions including business development, corporate governance, intellectual property, and compliance. Prior to AEON, Mr. Akamine was the associate general counsel and interim general counsel at CoreLogic, Inc. and general counsel and corporate secretary at Incipio, LLC. Mr. Akamine also held legal roles of escalating responsibility at Allergan, Inc. until the company was acquired by Actavis plc.
Mr. Akamine began his legal career as a corporate attorney at Latham & Watkins. He earned his B.A. from Chapman University and his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law.