Born in Hanau in 1963. Studied law in Würzburg, Lausanne and Regensburg. 1988 first State examination, 1991 second State examination. 1992 doctoral degree with Prof Dr Arnold, Regensburg. Lawyer in Frankfurt am Main, 1991 to 1994. In between lawyer in London from 1992 to 1993.
Joined the firm in 1994.
Recommended by Legal 500 in public procurement law. Awarded by Wirtschaftswoche as “Top Lawyer in Procurement Law” (since 2020).
Awarded as “Law Firm of the Year 2022 in Construction Law” by Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers.
Member of the firm's management committee.
Member of ARGE Building Law—Working Group for Building and Real Estate Law in the German Bar Association, member of the International Bar Association, of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Baurecht e. V. and of Forum Vergabe e. V. Member of the public procurement law committee of DAV since 2011‐01‐01.
Lecturer at the Münster University of Applied Sciences.
Leipzig city tunnel; six‑lane expansion of BAB A7 Salzgitter‑Bockenem; toll project Warnow belt, Rostock; modernisation of the sewage system in Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria; procurement review procedure concerning the procurement of maritime rescue helicopters; procurement procedure for the development of software for the administration of a large city.
Numerous lectures on private construction and procurement law. Publications: Co‐author of Reidt/Stickler/Glahs, Kommentar zum Vergaberecht, 4th ed. 2018; co‐author of Kapellmann/Messerschmidt, VOB, 8th ed. 2022, co‐author of Messerschmidt/Voit, Privates Baurecht, 4th ed. 2022.