General Litigation/Real Estate Litigation
Orange County, CA
In 2004, Natalie Gowin obtained her Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law, where she was a Dean’s Merit Scholar. During law school, Natalie served as a Judicial Extern for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2001, Natalie graduated from UCLA, cum laude, with a degree in Political Science.
Natalie began her legal career at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP in Los Angeles, where she was a summer associate and an associate in the litigation department. When she moved to Orange County in 2006, Natalie joined the litigation department of Rutan & Tucker, LLP.
Natalie has broad experience in commercial and large scale litigation including intellectual property, secured and unsecured lending, real estate, trade secret, and unfair competition matters. Natalie handles all aspects of litigation and has significant experience in trial preparation, pre-trial and trial motion practice, motions for summary judgment, and conducting and defending fact and expert witness depositions. She has represented companies in the medical research and development, restaurant, real estate development, credit card services, and entertainment industries.
Southern California Superlawyers named Natalie a Rising Star in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
After having her first child in 2011, Natalie left Rutan & Tucker and joined Montage Legal Group as a freelance attorney.