Dagmar Merz joined LOH Rechtsanwälte as a consulting attorney (of counsel) in July 2023.
She served as a judge from 1984 until her retirement in January 2023. After working in the civil courts and at the Berlin Administrative Court, she was assigned to the Federal Administrative Court as a research assistant for two years in 1995. In 1997, she was appointed as a judge to the Berlin Higher Administrative Court; since July 2005, she has worked at the Berlin-Brandenburg Higher Administrative Court. In 2009, Dagmar Merz was promoted to presiding judge at the Higher Administrative Court and headed the Second Senate of the Higher Administrative Court, which is responsible, inter alia, for regional planning, construction planning, and building regulations law. She was also Vice President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Higher Administrative Court from 2014 to January 2023.
Lectures on analyses in urban land use planning, on procedural errors in the preparation of urban land use plans, and on building code law