Natalie focuses her practice on construction and products liability as well as trucking liability claims. In addition, she handles numerous matters involving professional medical malpractice. Natalie has additional experience with complex litigation and catastrophic personal injury cases, as well as premises liability claims.
Natalie has litigated in both state and federal courts nationwide, and has tried multiple cases to verdict. She has handled several Seventh Circuit appeals and numerous Illinois State Court appeals. Her clients have included physicians, construction companies, security companies, manufacturers and sellers of products involving industrial machinery, power tools, firearms, automotive products and juvenile products. Natalie also provides risk management services to her clients, advising them on issues related to product liability law, government regulations, product safety, premises liability and other related matters.
In addition to her law practice, Natalie is an adjunct professor at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and is a moot court coach for one of Loyola’s national competition teams. She is also an instructor for various product liability conferences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Professional Engineering Continuing Education Program. She teaches courses on topics in the areas of risk management, and using warnings and instructions to increase safety and to reduce liability in product liability matters.
While attending law school, Natalie was involved in the Corporate Law Moot Court Team, the American Bar Association Moot Court team, the Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Honors Program, the London Comparative Advocacy Program, Women’s Law Society as president and social chair, the Legal Writing Program as research assistant and the Student Bar Association.
- Alvarez v. West Suburban Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC, Court No. 2017 L 004457
- Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a healthcare management company client in a medical professional liability case in Illinois Cook County Law Division.
- Williams v. Circle K, No. 2021SC272
- Tried successfully to verdict in Macon County, IL (August 2021)
- Noboa v. Barcelo Corporacion Empresarial SA, 812 F.3d 571 (7th Cir. 2016)
- Pace v. Timmermann’s Ranch and Saddle, 795 F.3d 748 (7th Cir. 2015)