Natalie B. Scott


Natalie is a Director in the Construction/Surety, Litigation, and Government Relations sections.  Her background is in general commercial litigation.  She has represented clients on a variety of matters, including employment litigation, professional malpractice litigation, as well as construction and real estate litigation.  Natalie has represented a number of public entities before the legislature including municipalities and special districts.  She has also represented the clients in the areas of real estate development, affordable housing, construction, jurisprudence, transportation, health care, and other issues.  Natalie’s work resulted in a 100% passage for the 2013 legislative session.

Prior to joining Coats Rose in 2008, Natalie was an associate at an Austin, Texas litigation boutique and managed her own firm in Tucson, Arizona.  Natalie also has over 20 years’ experience in Texas government where she served for 7 years as a Senate staffer, and 4 years as a legislative liaison for a state agency.

Natalie received her law degree from Baylor University where she served as Assistant Managing Editor of Baylor Law Review.

  • Texas, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • J.D., Baylor University
  • M.S, Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin
  • “Implementation of Senate Bill 7: The Implication of Stranded Cost Recovery for Residential Electric Utility Consumers,” Baylor Law Review, Vol. 52, No. 1.
  • “Ethical Considerations and Malpractice Prevention of a Real Estate Practice”, University of Houston Law Foundation CLE, March 2004
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