Attorney Carl-Christian Thiel
Carl-Christian Thier

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Carl Christian Thier is a founding shareholder of Urban Thier & Federer, P.A., an international law firm with offices in the US, Germany and the United Kingdom.   He frequently travels between the firm's offices to coordinate European and American legal and business matters.

Mr. Thier's practice focuses primarily on German and United States cross border law in the areas of international contract law, international tax planning related to income and estate matters (German American Treaty for Avoidance of Double Taxation), business entity formation and business negotiations and domestications of foreign judgments, with a particular focus on cross border investments between Germany and the United States. Mr. Thier manages the New York office of the firm. 

Mr. Thier is a member of the German Bar Association as well as the New York Bar Association. He serves as President and Chairman of the Central Florida Chapter of the German American Business Chamber (GABC). He also teaches International Law at Lawline, a  leading US provider of continuing legal education. He is a member of the steering committee of the German Wirtschaftsrunde in New York. Mr. Thier is the Honorary Vice Consul for the Republic of Austria in Central Florida.


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • Master of Comparative Laws (LL.M.) - 05/1997
  • Landgericht Köln, Second German State Exam, 1995
  • University of Trier, First German State Exam, 1993
  • University of Maastricht, Studies on International Law

    Past Positions

    • Esser & Partner, Attorney
    • Hendry, Stoner, Sawicki & Brown P.A., Of Counsel

    Professional Associations

    • Foreign Relations Affairs, Member, American Committee
    • German American Business Chamber of Florida, President, Central Florida Chapter
    • German American Business Chamber of Florida, Chairman, Central Florida Chapter
    • World of Medicine AG, Director
    • World of Medicine USA, Executive Vice President and General Counsel
    • JUSA Invest GmbH/Jupiter USA, Inc., Managing Partner
    • American Committee for Foreign Relations, Member
    • Munich Lawyers Association, Member

    Current Employment Position

    • Founding Shareholder

    Practice Areas

    • International Tax Law
    • International Contract Law
    • Business Law

    Bar Admissions

    • United Kingdom, 2012
    • New York, 1998
    • Germany, 1995