Born in Essen in 1972. Studied law in Bonn and Munich. 1997 first State examination, 2001 second State examination. 2000 doctoral degree with Prof Dr Badura, Munich. Research assistant for Public Law and Church Law at the University of Munich with Prof Dr Korioth with focal point of work in the area of financial constitutional law and church law, 2002‐2003.
Joined the firm in 2003.
Listed as “leading lawyer in environmental and planning law” by JUVE. Recommended by Legal 500 in public law/environmental and planning law. Listed by Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt in “Germany's best lawyers” in planning law.
Lecturer with the Technical University in Berlin.
Advising transmission and distribution grid operators on an ongoing basis on network expansion (NABEG and ENLAG projects) and renovation.
Providing legal advice and acting as counsel for German Federal ministries and the German Bundestag on an ongoing basis in proceedings relating to the right to information under the German freedom of information act (IFG) and press law.
Advising wind power operators on an ongoing basis on land‑use planning and permission procedures.
Advising a municipality on land‑use planning for the expansion of a sports park.
Advising a municipal company running a Bundesliga sports stadium on emissions control law.
Publications on sectoral planning law, environmental law, emissions control law. Chief editor of Zeitschrift für das gesamte Informationsrecht.