Natalie Thomas

 

Natalie
Thomas

Partner

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law (1998)
  • University of South Florida ()

Admissions

  • Florida

Memberships

  • Thirteenth Circuit Florida Bar Grievance Committee A
  • American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law
  • Tampa Chamber Leadership Tampa Alumni
  • Tampa Chamber Leadership Tampa Alumni
  • Tampa Chamber Leadership Tampa
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association Construction Law Section
  • Florida Bar Construction Law Certification Committee

Awards & Honors

  • ABA Construction Forum (Diversity Fellow-2018)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar (2007-present)
  • Named a Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star (2012)
  • BusinessWoman of the Year finalist, Tampa Bay Business Journal (2014, 2017)
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers® (Construction Litigation: 2015–present)
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Trend magazine's Legal Elite (2017)
  • Listed among Top 50 Women in Florida Super Lawyers® (2018)
Natalie focuses her practice on commercial litigation with an emphasis on construction litigation. She is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar and represents contractors, subcontractors, homebuilders, design professionals, and owners in various construction matters, including claims involving defects in construction and design, water intrusion, delay damages, lien foreclosures, default terminations, differing site conditions, bond claims and contract disputes. She also represents clients in construction licensure disputes and assists them with drafting and negotiating construction contract documents.

In addition to her construction experience, Natalie also handles a wide variety of complex commercial business matters including contract disputes, consumer and business credit disputes, real estate litigation, employment litigation, products and premises liability, employment litigation, non-compete agreements, franchise litigation and trade secret violations.

Natalie is a Tampa native who continues to give back through her involvement with a number of nonprofit charities that play vital roles in supporting community.