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Natalie Koss

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Commercial, Litigation, Contracts & Agreements, Intellectual Property

About Me

Natalie M. Koss is managing partner at Potomac Legal Group, PLLC in Washington, DC where she practices in the field of employment discrimination litigating and representing clients in court or before state and federal administrative agencies. She also maintains a busy commercial litigation practice. Ms. Koss is an experienced advocate who has achieved outstanding results on behalf of her clients either in court or through negotiated settlement. Ms. Koss also provides advice and counsel to startup companies on employment issues, entity selection, intellectual property protection, acquisition of other businesses and commercial and venture capital debt and equity financing. 

As part of her employment and labor law practice, Ms. Koss has litigated and secured settlements for numerous clients with various employment claims, including sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination and other actions under Title VII and the D.C. Human Rights Act. Ms. Koss has extensive experience negotiating severance packages for employees and most recently negotiated lucrative severance/compensation packages for software sales executives, health care professionals, administrative assistants and C-level executives. Ms. Koss also has litigation and counseling experience related to non-compete agreements, employment contract disputes and commission disputes. Ms. Koss has experience in employment commission disputes having litigated commission disputes, including one case resulting in a $1.1 million jury verdict.

As part of her commercial litigation practice, Ms. Koss has extensive experience litigating negligence actions against banks and accountants. Ms. Koss has litigated many cases against banks asserting claims under the Uniform Commercial Code involving unauthorized ATM withdrawals, unauthorized ACH and wire transfers and other acts of banking negligence resulting in six and seven figure losses. Ms. Koss has also litigated claims against accountants for negligence for failing to uncover acts of embezzlement.

Ms. Koss is admitted to practice in both the District of Columbia and Maryland.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Intellectual Property: 20%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Commercial: 20%
  5. Employment & Labor: 20%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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    Jeremy Monteiro Civil Rights Attorney
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  • Matthew Arthur Roberson

    I had the privilege of working with Natalie Koss for a time at her previous firm. She is an experienced, highly skilled attorney who works hard for her clients and achieves favorable results.

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    Matthew Roberson Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact Info

1420 N Street, NW
Suite 102
Washington, DC, 20005

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MDActive201005/08/2015
DCActive 200407/19/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Law Practice Management Steering CommitteeD.C. Bar2014
Chair, Practice Management Service CommitteeD.C. Bar2012

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerPotomac Legal Group PLLC2014 - Present
CounselHenrichsen Seigel, PLLC2006 - 2014
AttorneyScheuermann & Menist2004 - 2006
Law Clerk, Honorable A. Franklin Burgess, Jr.D.C. Superior Court2003 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Maryland BarN/A2010 - Present
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaN/A2005 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
M. Fudali v. Pivotal Corporation$1.1 million judgment after jury trial

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
5 Vand. J. Ent. L. & Prac. 94The Digital Music Dilemma: Protecting Copyright in the Age of Peer-to-Peer File Sharing2003
11 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol’y. & L. 1079The California Family Temporary Disability Insurance Program2003

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
American UniversityN/AMA - Masters2000
American UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Strafford PublicationsCommission Pay for Employees: Structuring Agreements and Defending Claims Absent a Contract2014
Sterling Education ServicesEmployee Discipline & Termination2014
Sterling Education ServicesHarassment & Discrimination in the Workplace2014
Association of Computing MachineryWorking with an IP Attorney2013
National Business InstituteLaw Practice Management2010
Avoiding Copyright LitigationCopyright and Media2007