Maytal is a student in the direct Ph.D. program in law at the Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies at the Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty. She is writing her dissertation, titled "Factual Causation and Unjust Enrichment", under the supervision of Professor Ariel Porat. Maytal obtained her LL.B (2004, magna cum laude) and B.A. in Management (2004), both from Tel-Aviv University. During her L.L. B studies, she was a member of the Tel-Aviv University Law Review editorial board. Maytal was admitted to the Israel Bar in 2005. Before joining the direct Ph.D. program, she practiced commercial litigation, transactions and corporate law. During the last years of her legal-practice she served as a legal consultant at the legal department of one of Israel's largest and leading industrial enterprises.
In the recent years, Maytal has served as a teaching assistant in various courses. In addition, she initiated and operated (along with fellow doctoral students) a workshop on legal theory for research students. Maytal was awarded the Meitar Fellowship for the years 2010, 2011, and was awarded the "Switzerland-Israel foundation for advancing philosophical research in Israel" scholarship for the year 2012.