- Studied law, clerkship in Cologne, Bonn and Aachen
- 10 years in media as floor manager for over 3,500 TV broadcasts
- Admitted to the bar 2003
- 2003-2009, attorney at media law firm Scheuermann Westerhoff Strittmatter, Cologne
- 12/2009 joined Schollmeyer & Rickert Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, now Rickert Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH.
Specialisations: copyright law, media law, individual labour law, press/free speech law, IPR, legal advice to media creatives and artists