University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., Executive Editor, Law Review

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.B. Economics


  • Obtained favorable and flexible strategic financing for an emerging life science company, allowing the business to identify and execute on alternative avenues for continued research and development of its core technology during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Aided a medical insurance company’s strategic investment group in evaluating and executing on early stage investment opportunities.
  • Advised a major international financial institution’s venture capital fund in multiple investments in both consumer products and life sciences companies.


Vermont, 2021

Texas, 2013

Massachusetts, 2009


Presenter, Start-Up and Scale-Up Ventures, McDermott Will & Emery LLP Continuing Legal Education (August 27, 2020).

Moderator, Panel: Venture Capitalists & Entrepreneurs, 2019 Massachusetts  Life Sciences Innovation Day, Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (June 27, 2019).

Moderator, Negotiating Term Sheets: What’s Best for the Company and What’s Best for You, RESI Conference (September 26, 2017 & September 6, 2018).

Jonathan Ursprung & Christopher LhuHer, Mintz Levin, Financing with Debt: Convertible Debt and Beyond, Seminar at The Venture Cafe  Gan. 22, 2015).

Allen Dickey & Jonathan Ursprung, Distressed Note Sales Secured kf Real Estate: What You Need To Know (2013).

David O’Connor, Jonathan Ursprung & Christian Termyn, Massachusetts Putting Its Net Metering Queue in Order, Clean Edge Q. Clean-Tech L.  Alert, May 2011.

Jonathan Peirce Ursprung, Comment, Based Upon: Deriving Plain Meaning from  the False Claims Act Jurisdictional Bar, 157 U. Pa. L. Rev. 923 (2009).