CORRESP 1 filename1.htm Company Acceleration Request


4000 Shoreline Court, Suite 300

South San Francisco, CA 94080

September 21, 2020


U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Division of Corporation Finance

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549



Deanna Virginio



Kezar Life Sciences, Inc.

Registration Statement on Form S-3

File No. 333-248752


Acceleration Request


Requested Date:


Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Requested Time:


4:00 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time

Ladies and Gentlemen:

In accordance with Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the undersigned registrant (the “Registrant”) hereby requests that the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) take appropriate action to cause the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-248752) (theRegistration Statement”) to become effective on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, or at such later time as the Registrant may orally request via telephone call to the staff (the “Staff”). This request for acceleration is subject, however, to your receiving a telephone call prior to such time from Cooley LLP, counsel to the Registrant, confirming this request. The Registrant hereby authorizes each of Laura Berezin or Jaime Chase of Cooley LLP to make such request on its behalf.

[Signature page follows]

Very truly yours,

Kezar Life Sciences, Inc.



/s/ Marc Belsky


Marc Belsky


Chief Financial Officer



Mark Schiller, Kezar Life Sciences, Inc.

Jaime Chase, Cooley LLP

Owen Williams, Cooley LLP