- 1995-1999 Studies in Law in Economics in Bayreuth and Bonn
- 2000: First Law Degree
- 2000: Junior Research Assistant at the Chair of Prof. Fenn, Bonn.
- 2001: LL.M. in Legal Informatics
- 2002-2004: Practical Training with the High Court and Court of Appeal of Schleswig Holstein
- 2006: Doctoral Degree in Law (Dr. jur.)
- Since 2005: Lawyer at Hengeler Mueller, Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Düsseldorf