Dr. Manuel Schmutzler is an associate in the Munich office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Schmutzler advises corporations and financial investors on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and general corporate law matters.

Mr. Schmutzler's recent experience includes advising:

  • Bain Capital on the acquisition of House of HR
  • Deutsche Bank and Orchard Global Asset Management on the sale of HIT Holzindustrie Torgau to Mercer International Inc.
  • EMZ Partners on the acquisition of a minority stake in Wishcard
  • Triton on the acquisition of Trench

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwalt (Germany)


  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court, Munich, 2021
  • Dr. iur., University of Bayreuth, 2020
  • First German State Exam, University of Bayreuth, 2017

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English