Thomas advised companies and investors on all aspects of European and national regulatory law including constitutional and administrative law matters, in major industrial and energy projects as well as in merger & acquisitions and other business transactions.

Early 2019, Thomas retired and is no longer an active partner of the firm.


  • Admitted to bar 1983
  • Universities of Münster und Freiburg (Dr. jur.)
  • Certified Lawyer for Regulatory and Administrative Law
  • University teaching position for Regulatory law at Universitiy of Munich


  • Co-author: M&A-Handbook, Meyer-Sparenberg/Jäckle, 2017
  • Co-author: Handbook European State Aid Law, 2003
  • Co-author: Handbook European State Aid Law (English), 2010
  • Co-author: Beck Online Commentary Environmental Law (BImSchG), since 2006
  • Co-author: Beck Online Commentary Rules of Administrative Courts (VwGO), since 2007


Federal Government, Independent regulatory expert commission on the acceleration of planning and approval procedures, 1994-1995