As vice president and general counsel, Tom provides legal guidance and advice to all companies and personnel within The Opus Group and oversees the work of outside law firms. Additionally, Tom provides executive leadership and direction for The Opus Group’s human resources team, which is led by Kelli Justesen, director, human resources, Opus Holding, L.L.C.
Previously, Tom was a partner with Rider, Bennett, Egan & Arundel, LLP, where he practiced commercial real estate and business law. Prior to that, Tom was vice president of a family-held commercial and residential real estate development company.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts in business administration and finance from the University of St. Thomas and a Juris Doctorate from the William Mitchell College of Law. Tom is a member of the American Bar Association, the Minnesota Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association and the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks.