Biography

Natalie D. Tarnosky is a litigation attorney with an emphasis in first-party coverage matters. Natalie devotes much of her practice to the representation of insurance carriers against allegations of bad faith, breach of contract, insurance code violations, and deceptive trade practices. Her practice also involves the representation of professionals, such as attorneys, insurance agents, and real estate brokers, in malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

While at South Texas College of Law, Natalie was a member of the Order of Barristers, a varsity advocate for South Texas’ nationally ranked advocacy program, and a recipient of both the Dean’s Student Advocacy Service Award and the C.A.L.I. Excellence of the Future Award in First Amendment Law.

Natalie has taken the advocacy skills she first learned at law school and incorporated them into her practice in order to successfully advocate for her clients in all manner of first-party property and professional liability lawsuits.

    Speeches and Presentations

    • Appraisal in Texas: New Developments and Impact on Claim Handling,” Dallas Claims Association, CE Presentation, October 24, 2019
    • "Technological Advancements and Their Impact on Property Claims,” Thompson Coe Monthly Webinar Series, June 18, 2019
    • Technological Advancements and Their Impact on Property Claims,” Dallas Claims Association, CE Presentation, May 30, 2019
    • Best Practices for Handling First Party Claims in Light of Changes to Insurance Code,” Dallas Claims Association, CE Presentation, February 21, 2019

    Education

    • South Texas College of Law  (J.D., 2013)
      • National Order of the Barristers
      • Dean's Student Advocacy Service Award
      • C.A.L.I. Excellence of the Future Award, First Amendment Law
    • University of Houston  (B.S., 2009)
      • Dean's List

    Bar Admissions

    • Texas, 2013
    • Louisiana, 2014

    Court Admissions

    • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas

    Professional and Community Activities

    • Austin Bar/AYLA Leadership Academy Class of 2020
    • Hot Mess Pooches Rescue and Sanctuary, Board of Directors
    • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice "TIPS" Section, Member
    • Austin Bar Association, Member
    • Austin Young Lawyers Association, Member

    Professional Recognition

    • Received The Texas Bar’s “Pro Bono Badge” in recognition of her contribution of free legal services to the less-fortunate.

    Publications