Dr. Florian Dehmel is a counsel in the Executive Compensation, Employment & Benefits Practice in the Munich office of Latham & Watkins.

Dr. Dehmel focuses his practice on individual and collective employment relations. He advises German and international clients on employment law matters in the context of restructurings and downsizings, as well as M&A and private equity transactions.

He studied law in Bayreuth and Edinburgh. Before joining Latham, he worked in the employment departments of other renowned international commercial law firms and in a private equity company as head of employment.

Dr. Dehmel’s experience includes advising:

  • Advent International on a global joint venture with LANXESS and joint acquisition of DSM Engineering Materials
  • Bitly on the acquisition of Egoditor
  • Keysight on the acquisition of MICRAM Microelectronic GmbH

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • LLM, University of Edinburgh, 2011
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Hamburg, 2010
  • Dr. iur., University of Bayreuth, 2008
  • First German State Exam, University of Bayreuth, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English