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Shareholder Maya Zahn Rhine is a member of Reinhart’s Real Estate Practice, where she collaborates with commercial real estate clients to create strategic, cohesive leasing strategies that align with their business goals. She also handles acquisitions, dispositions, development, and financing transactions.

Maya is dedicated to helping her clients fully realize their vision for each project as they navigate the complexities of real estate law. She’s a proactive legal partner, tailoring lease forms for consistency across the client portfolio and bringing efficiencies to the process. Clients enjoy her positive attitude and commitment to learning their work styles and needs. Maya takes personal satisfaction in helping her clients successfully complete a project and achieve their ultimate goals.

Maya coordinates the State Bar of Wisconsin’s annual commercial real estate update, a CLE presentation on the latest legal developments impacting the practice area. Prior to joining Reinhart, she practiced in Indiana where she specialized in energy and mineral law (minerals and coal, oil and gas, and green initiatives).

She is also a member of the firm's Institutional Investor Services Practice, where she analyzes and negotiates the legal and economic terms of investments in private equity funds, hedge funds and alternative investment vehicles on behalf of domestic and foreign institutional investors, with a particular focus on real estate and infrastructure funds.

Maya is deeply devoted to the community, serving on the Board of Directors for Madison's Goodman Community Center, an organization focused on childhood academic and social support, older adult programming, teen employment and food security. She is also involved in the Law Student Outreach subcommittee for the State Bar of Wisconsin's Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee, having previously served as a committee member.

Maya enjoys playing the violin, crocheting amigurumi toys for her sons, and avidly following her favorite sports teams.


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School
  • B.A., summa cum laude, St. Norbert College

Bar Admissions

Wisconsin | Arizona | Indiana | Minnesota




  • Commercial real estate transactions and due diligence, contracts and leasing, energy and mineral law (including regulatory compliance and environmental litigation), corporate transactional work

Honors & Affiliations


  • "Ones to Watch" by Best Lawyers in America (2024, 2023, 2022, 2021)
  • 40 Under 40 - 2022 Class, In Business Madison
  • State Bar of Wisconsin Diversity and Inclusion Oversight Committee (Law Student Outreach subcommittee, former Board Member)
  • Goodman Community Center (Board of Directors)
  • Housing Initiatives Inc. (former Board of Directors)

News & Insights


  • Listing Contracts and Real Estate Considerations in Estate Planning, State Bar of Wisconsin, Annual Meeting & Conference (June 15-16, 2017)
  • Recent Changes to Landlord-Tenant Law in Wisconsin, Reinhart CLE Seminar (November 2016)
  • Commercial Brokers Continuing Education
  • GET IN THE ZONE: Real Estate/Entitlements Seminar (February 2015)