Master of Laws, Columbia Law School, New York, 2002. Doctor iuris summa cum laude, Eberhard-Karls-University, Tuebingen, 2004.
Assistant lecturer Eberhard-Karls-University, 2000—2005. Lecturer law University College London Faculty Laws, London, 2005—2007, deputy faculty tutor, 2006—2007. Do-director Center Law and Economic, since 2008.
Member of Society Legal Scholars, German Japanese Lawyers Association, German American Lawyers Association, Walter Eucken Institute.
Married Konstanze von Papp, May 15, 2004.