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Thomas Jurgensen

Advisor Greater Denver Area, US

Founder | Managing Shareholder | CEO, Optima Law Group, APC and Graduate and Faculty Member, CEOSpace.

Founder | Managing Shareholder | CEO, Optima Law Group, APC and Graduate and Faculty Member, CEOSpace.

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Involved In


Optima Law Group, APC
Catalyst Law Group


The Salk Institute for Biologica
CLC Entertainment Studios, Inc.
Lubris, LLC
Urigen, Inc
Ligand Pharaceuticals, Inc.
Integrated Packaging Solutions
University of Colorado at Boulde
Onconostic Technologies, Inc.
Mapp Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Inviion, Ltd
Scripps Research Institute


Founder | Managing Shareholder | CEO Optima Law Group, APC 2011 - present
Graduate and Faculty Member CEOSpace 2009 - present
Founder | Managing Shareholder | CEO Catalyst Law Group 2003 - 2010
Principal BKF Jurgensen 2001 - 2003
VP Technology Transfer and General Counsel The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences 1999 - 2000
VP Legal | General Counsel | Corporate Secretary Molecular Biosystems, Inc. 1997 - 1998
Associate General Counsel | Assistant General Counsel Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated 1993 - 1997
Intellectual Property Attorney Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing (3M Corporation) 1991 - 1993
Associate Attorney Merchant & Gould 1989 - 1991


University of Oregon School of Law Law 1986 - 1989
Iowa State University Animal Ecology 1981 - 1985
University of Wisconsin-River Falls Biology, Chemistry 1976 - 1981

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Education
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Movies/Film
  • • TV
  • • Higher Education

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Erick Alexander
Founder & Chairman, Enterprise Transformers, Inc and Chairman & CEO, MoneyPhysicians, Inc..
Thomas has done with a lot of entrepreneurs, startups , and SME's. His legal experience gives great insights in advising.
Dennis Kolb
Founder of Rise Beyond Dreams & Destiny Rebuilt, Co-Author of Best-Selling book 'Mission Unstoppable', Les Brown's Circle of Mastery .
Thomas is a great guy to seek guidance from, he is experienced in many different areas and he provides a wealth of valuable services. His s ... olution-driven mindset will help you in many different aspects of your business. He also has access to a large professional network, so if he can't provide the solution himself, he won't stop till he finds one for you.
Steven Hanson
We worked together  •  Owner - Partner, Transworld Business Advisors. Previously Managing Director & Founder, Devices Ltd..
Tom is a proven advisor with strong skills and ethics. His knowledge of both law and business makes him a great asset to your team.
Vincent Molina
We worked together  •  President, Vincent Molina & Associates.
I have know Tom and done buiness with him for about fice years. He has provided my clients with a high quality service and support. His busi ... ness accumen is top notch and I can't honestly say that about all corporate attorneys I have done business with the last 20 years. He has a relaxed and effective approach that puts his clients at ease. He educates versus dictates.
Meira Findel
I am the holistic accountant that speaks Money!
Tom is a great advisor with tremendous resources.
Louis DiFrancesco
Inventor, PITek.US. Previously Senior Project leader, Lockheed Missiles and Space, Sunnyvale, CA. University of California, Berkeley grad.
We have worked together on a previous deal