Born in Hannover in 1977. Studied law in Würzburg, Leuven and Lausanne. 2003 first State examination, 2007 second State examination. 2008 doctoral degree with Prof Dr Dr Udo Di Fabio. Research assistant at the Chair of Udo Di Fabio, Institute for Public Law of Bonn University in 2003–2005, focus on German and European constitutional law.
Joined the firm in 2008.
Listed as top attorney in data protection law (2019) by WirtschaftsWoche and listed by Best Lawyers/Handelsblatt in “Germany's best lawyers 2021” in Data Security and Privacy Law and Public Law.
EuroPriSe Expert for data protection law, member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and of the Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit e. V.
Lecturer for data protection law at the FernUniversität in Hagen.
Comprehensive advice in the area of data protection law and acting as legal counsel for companies and groups such as Coca‑Cola European Partners, business associations such as the Bundesverband Deutscher Inkasso‑Unternehmen e. V. (Federal Association of German Debt Collectors – BDIU) and scientific organisations; legal advice and acting as counsel regarding Codes of Conduct under the GDPR, data protection audits and certifications; in‑house trainings on data protection law.
Legal advice and acting as legal counsel in proceedings before data protection authorities; advice to various European bodies, federal and state authorities on data protection law; many years of experience in litigation before administrative courts representing online providers and in matters regarding data protection law.
Publications on data protection and European law.
German, English, French