Natalie is the managing partner of Michel Gray & Rogers, LLP where she leads the firm on its journey of excellence, building a team that is hungry, humble and smart. Natalie focuses her practice on property tax litigation, mediation and settlement. Although she has litigated a large variety of cases, Natalie now focuses her time on tax reductions for a national drug store chain, shopping centers, hotels, renewables, and business personal property.
Prior to joining the firm, Natalie served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas in the Taxation Division. There, she represented the Comptroller of Public Accounts in lawsuits involving the sales and use tax, insurance premium tax, hotel occupancy tax, and gas production tax. She also handled lawsuits challenging the Comptroller’s property value study, which is used to estimate a school district’s taxable property value, helping to insure equitable distribution of state funding for public education, while measuring appraisal district performance.
Before serving as an Assistant Attorney General, Natalie began her property tax career with Raymond Gray representing property owners in property tax valuation lawsuits throughout Texas.
Natalie is a graduate of the University of Houston Law Center with a J.D., cum laude. While in law school, Natalie was a member of the Order of the Barons honor society and served as a Contributing Editor for the Journal of Texas Consumer Law. Natalie’s legal skills were apparent early in her legal practice, when she was recognized as a 2006 Texas Rising Star by Law & Politics Magazine. Natalie is a proud alumna of the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with a B.A. in Psychology.