Nancy Khalil Rhine is a founding member and Of Counsel with The Rhine Law Firm. In addition to working at The Rhine Law Firm, Mrs. Rhine employs her knowledge in business, law, and policy to work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in various capacities. Her practice at The Rhine Law Firm primarily involves counseling clients with regard to their ongoing personal injury claims. She also provides advice with regard to the firm’s business and transactional matters.
After practicing civil litigation from 2013 to 2015, Mrs. Rhine joined the CDC as a transactional lawyer as well as a business and policy advisor. As a litigator, she worked on a full range of matters, including commercial real estate, business disputes, and community association law. While in law school, she was a Research Assistant to Professor Jan M. Broekman, an expert on the semiotics of law, and a legal intern at Subway Restaurants Development Corporation, which was named The Top Developer in North America by Subway. While there, Mrs. Rhine assisted the Chief Operating Officer on matters involving commercial law that affected more than 200 Subway franchises.
Additionally, Mrs. Rhine had previously interned at the Gwinnett County Law Department in Lawrenceville, GA and at two nonprofit organizations in Washington, D.C.: the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, which is the largest Arab-American grassroots civil rights organization in the United States, and the Egyptian-American Rule of Law Association, where her research was presented to the Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus. Mrs. Rhine’s commitment and passion to public interest work was repeatedly recognized with the following distinctions: the Miller Public Interest Advocate Award, the Reed Smith Public Interest Fellowship, and the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Fellowship.
Mrs. Rhine received a B.A. in Economics from Emory University, where she was a Community Assistant and Diversity Liaison and was elected twice as a Senator to the Student Government Association, and a J.D. from Penn State Law, where she competed in mock trials, such as the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition and the Medical School-Law School Medical Malpractice Trial, and was awarded the James G. and Joanna B. Glessner Scholarship.
J.D. Penn State Law, 2013
B.A. Emory University, 2009
– State Bar of Georgia
– Georgia State and Superior Courts
– Office of the Chief Operating Officer Honor Award, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016
– Office of Safety, Security, and Asset Management Casual Recognition Award, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016
– Driving Achievement Within Office of Safety, Security, and Asset Management Award, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016
– Young Lawyers Division