Practicing law with a doctoral degree (LL.D) since 1990, Thomas is partner at LICHTE Rechtsanwälte, a commercial law firm specializing in media and entertainment law with a focus on intellectual property rights. Managing director of Popstyle Entertainment GmbH (now part of Universal Music Group Germany) from 2001 to 2003. Early specialization in the protection and support of creative work, especially in the areas of advertising, trademark and music. Advises and represents advertising agencies, brand names, companies in the media and entertainment industry, as well as artists. Thomas joined the management of White Horse Music in 2007.