Brent A. Reinke

Partner, Ventura County Office


Brent Reinke is a corporate partner in the Firm's Ventura County office.  His corporate practice emphasizes the areas of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, advising emerging growth companies, corporate securities and finance, strategic alliances and licensing.  He represents numerous technology and "brick and mortar" companies who are in various stages of development, ranging from start-up and venture backed companies to corporations with multi-national operations.  His clients are involved in a broad array of industries, including, high-tech, telecommunication, biotech/life science, software, venture capital, real estate, internet, aerospace, entertainment and manufacturing.  Prior to joining Musick Peeler, Mr. Reinke was a corporate partner in the international law firm of Reed Smith, LLP.


  • Named by Los Angeles Magazine as a Southern California “Super Lawyer” in 2004 for Mr. Reinke's work in the mergers and acquisition area. 
  • The San Fernando Valley Business Journal in 2016, 2017 and 2018 named Mr. Reinke as one of the 200 most influential busienss leaders in the greater Valley region. 
  • The Pacific Coast Business Times each of the past nine years named Mr. Reinke as one of the "Who's Who in Professional Services" in the Tri-Counties.


Mr. Reinke is the Founder and Chairman of the Gold Coast Business Forum, an organization which provides educational and networking events for companies located in San Fernando Valley and Ventura and Santa Barbara counties.  He also played a leading role in establishing the Westlake Village Chapter of Keiretsu Forum which is an angel network originally founded in the Bay Area.


  • State Bar of California