Natalie arguing in the California Supreme Court in 2017.
In January 2007, Natalie began her career in the Riverside County District Attorney's Office where she has worked on all types criminal cases from general theft and assault felonies to sexual assault, child molestation, and homicide cases. For the past 10 years, Natalie has worked as an appellate prosecutor engaging in complex appellate litigation in the California Supreme Court, the Fourth District Court of Appeal, and the Appellate Division of the Superior Court.
Natalie completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2003 and graduated from Chapman University School of Law in 2006.
Shortly after joining the District Attorney's Office, Natalie met her husband, Deputy District Attorney Michael Lough, while working together in the Southwest Branch of the District Attorney's Office. They married in 2014 and have two young boys.