Natalie Yaw

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in Rochester, MI

Erskine Law, PC
 | 612 W University Dr, Suite 300
Rochester, MI 48307
Phone: 248-800-1583
Fax: 248-601-4497
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Consumer Law (50%),
  • Banking (40%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Natalie Yaw is a partner with Erskine Law, PC, which has office locations in Michigan, California and Ohio. Working out of the firm's Rochester, Michigan, office, Ms. Yaw represents the rights and interests of clients throughout the Greater Detroit metro area and across the state with legal needs involving consumer law and protection, banking matters, commercial bankruptcy, and business litigation.

A highly rated attorney with more than 11 years of legal experience, Ms. Yaw has earned a reputation as an aggressive and tenacious advocate who always pursues the most favorable outcome for her clients regardless of the complexity of their needs. Using her in-depth knowledge of the law and her firm's cutting edge proprietary case management software, Ms. Yaw is able to help her clients find the solutions they seek efficiently and in a cost-effective manner that her clients appreciate.

Through her uncompromising approach to litigation and her outstanding legal acumen, Ms. Yaw has gained the respect of her peers, who have consistently named her among the top consumer advocate and commercial attorneys in the region. She has also received numerous positive reviews and testimonials from her many satisfied clients.

A 2002 graduate of Rice University, Ms. Yaw attended Michigan State University College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, in 2007. The State Bar of Michigan admitted her to practice that same year, and Ms. Yaw served as an associate at a Detroit-based national law firm for several years, where she honed her complex commercial litigation for clients throughout the country. She then joined a national bank as in-house counsel, where she served as Vice President and Senior Counsel.

In 2013, Ms. Yaw accepted an appointment from the Governor of Michigan to serve as a Commissioner on the Michigan Employment Relations Commission. In this role, she helps resolve labor disputes involving public sector employees, assists with collective bargaining matters, and adjudicates cases involving unfair labor practices.

A recognized leader in her field, she has written extensively and conducted lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics. She also supports her local community through her involvement as Vice Chancellor to the Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, as well as serving on the Board of Directors for The Motor City Lyric Opera.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Consumer Law (50%): Auto Dealer Fraud, Fraud, Lemon Law

Banking (40%)

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Auto Dealer Fraud, Fraud, Lemon Law

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Natalie Yaw

Admitted: 2007, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.erskinelaw.com/natalie-yaw/

Honors/Awards:

  • Michigan State University College of Law, summa cum laude

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board Member, Motor City Lyric Opera Vice Chancellor, Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, 2015
  • Member, International Association of Lemon Law Administrators Board Member, Motor City Lyric Opera Vice Chancellor, Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, 2018
  • Member, International Association of Lemon Law Administrators Board Member, Motor City Lyric Opera Vice Chancellor, Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, 2017
  • Speaker/Presenter, 2018 International Association of Lemon Law Administrators Conference, Denver, CO: "Invasive Pattern Discovery in Warranty Litigation--The Tail is Wagging the Dog", 2018
  • Member, International Association of Lemon Law Administrators Board Member, Motor City Lyric Opera Vice Chancellor, Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, 2016
  • In-House Counsel Panelist, ACEDS Decades of Discovery, Detroit Chapter, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Episcopal Diocese of Michigan, Vice Chancellor
  • Motor City Lyric Opera, Board Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Citation: 2006 Mich. St. L. Rev. 813 (2006) , Crossfire: Judicial Intervention in Church Property Disputes After Rasmussen v. Bunyan, Michigan State Law Review, 2006
  • Contributor & Co-Author, Civil Litigation, Mortgages, Foreclosures, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2015
  • Co-author, “On-Site Recordings and Digital Evidence,” Hot Topics in Evidence (Institute of Continuing Legal Education), On-Site Recordings and Digital Evidence, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2011

Representative Clients:

  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc., Vice President, 2013
  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc., Senior Counsel, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Rice University, Bachelor of Arts degree in Music

Industry Groups

  • Warranty
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Office Location for Natalie Yaw

612 W University Dr
Suite 300
Rochester, MI 48307

Phone: 248-800-1583

Fax: 248-601-4497

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Last Updated: 5/20/2019

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