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Natalie A. Kato

Senior Attorney | Tallahassee

Ms. Kato’s practice focuses on legislative, lobbying and governmental affairs.  She represents clients on a wide range of issues both at the state and local level, focusing on long-term strategies in addition to day-to-day lobbying.  Ms. Kato uses her extensive knowledge of local and state government to assist companies navigate the intricacies of the legislative and regulatory processes.

Areas of Practice

  • Extensive advocacy and governmental affairs knowledge, with experience in PAC building and management, strategic communication, and grassroots activities.

  • Knowledgeable about local governments, startups, regulatory issues, and private corporations.

  • Provides counsel to clients on ethics, elections, reapportionment and procedural issues.

  • Creates long-term advocacy plans for clients that advance their organization’s brand and legislative priorities at the state level.

Publications and Presentations

Professional, Civic and Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar, Member since 2010.

  • Admitted to practice in the Florida First District Court of Appeal.

  • The Florida Bar Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee, Member, 2020

  • Public Affairs Institute, Social Chair, 2017-present.

  • Whole Child Leon, Board Member, 2016-present.

  • Junior League of Tallahassee, State Public Affairs Committee, Chair, 2015-present.



  • J.D., Barry University School of Law, 2010.

  • B.F.A., Hofstra University, 2004.