Managing Partner

Thomas is the Founder and Managing Partner of NAEGELE Attorneys at Law LLC, a law firm that has assisted over 200 crypto and blockchain-related projects gaining access to the European Single Market since its founding in December 2014. Thomas also has founded and takes the chair as President of the Liechtenstein Crypto Country Association, an organisation focused on worldwide propagation of the country’s blockchain-related innovation.

Equipped with over 10 years of experience in software coding, Thomas has the unique ability to bridge the gap between technology and law, unparalleled knowledge witnessed by his membership in the government workgroup drafting the Liechtenstein Blockchain Act – legislation. This Blockchain legislation has been dubbed the most comprehensive in Europe.

Thomas is a highly sought-after speaker at events across the globe, including the “Blockchain for Impact Summit” at the United Nations and the Token Summit in New York, as well as at the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). This global engagement extends to his participation in scholarly efforts to foster the awareness of blockchain technology, as witnessed by his founding membership in the thinkBLOCKtank and membership in the International Token Standardisation Association. On a regular basis, he teaches at several Universities.

Thomas’s expertise has not gone unnoticed, being described in his Legal 500 recommended lawyer ranking as “an increasingly prominent specialist in blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.” Furthermore, Thomas was ranked as an “Up and Coming” lawyer in the Chambers & Partner 2019 rankings.