Kenneth Hemler

Senior Counsel
Function: Legal
Business: Corporate SSP
Location: USA-Midland, MI
Project Team: Precise Consult Interantional


Kenneth Hemler is a Senior Counsel in the Legal Department and is responsible for:

  • Retirement and benefit plans;
  • Employee-related issues arising in M&A deals; and
  • Dow’s human resources interests in the Sadara joint venture.

Prior to being named Senior Counsel, Mr. Hemler was Counsel in the Legal Department, responsible for a variety of employment law, labor law, and business immigration law matters. Before joining Dow, Mr. Hemler was an attorney at the law firm of Shearman & Sterling LLP in New York, New York, a global law firm with approximately 850 lawyers around the world. His practice at Shearman focused on executive compensation, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Hemler is a member of the American Bar Association, the Michigan Bar, the New York Bar, the Midland County Bar Association, and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Alumni Board of Directors.

Mr. Hemler earned a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in Business Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy. He also earned a Master of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy. Finally, he earned a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.