As Office Director of Rutgers & Posch (since spring 2020), Merel is in charge of the firm’s day-to-day operational affairs. Together with Inge de Laat and Matthijs van den Broek, she makes up the Management Team.
Merel has worked for Rutgers & Posch since it was first founded in 2013, originally in the role of employment lawyer. Before she joined Rutgers & Posch, Merel worked as a lawyer for DLA Piper. She studied Dutch Law at the University of Groningen.