Dr. Lena Hummel is an associate in the Corporate Department of Latham & Watkins’ Munich office. She advises companies and financial investors primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and general corporate law matters.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Hummel worked as an attorney and law clerk in other international law firms.

Ms. Hummel's experience includes advising:

  • Ara Partners on the acquisition of Vacuumschmelze
  • Cathay Capital on the acquisition of a significant minority stake in SNOCKS
  • DPE Deutsche Private Equity on the €708 million DPE Continuation Fund I
  • EG Group on the acquisition of OMV’s petrol station business in Germany
  • Deutsche Bank and Orchard Global Asset Management on the sale of HIT Holzindustrie Torgau to Mercer International Inc.
  • One Rock Capital Partners, LLC on the acquisition of Prefere Resins Group
  • Dermapharm on the acquisition of Merck's Allergopharma business*
  • EQT on the sale of nursing home operator Charleston*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwältin (Germany)


  • Executive MBA, Westfälische Wilhelms-University, 2021
  • Dr. iur., University of Bayreuth, 2019
  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Hamburg, 2019
  • First German State Exam, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English
  • Russian