Marei Adam studied law in Passau and Münster. She completed her legal clerkship in Munich. During her studies she enjoyed a scholarship within the journalism promotion programme of the Hanns-Seidel-Foundation. Following the First State Examination she worked at a Munich based law firm with high-profile in criminal law for two years, where she got confronted with the potential interfaces of criminal law and press law. She currently does her doctorate thesis elaborating specific aspects in this regard. With Lausen Rechtsanwälte since 2021, however Ms Adam has already worked at the firm during the legal clerkship. Her focus is on press law.