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Natalie Friend Wilson

Associate

Location(s)

San Antonio

Education

  • University of Hawai’i, William S. Richardson School of Law, J.D., cum laude 2007
    • CALI Certificate of Excellence for Federal Courts, 2007
    • Law Review, Articles Editor
    • Phi Delta Phi
  • St. Mary’s College of Maryland, B.A., summa cum laude, 2004
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honors Society

Bar Admission

  • State of Texas, 2011
  • State of Hawaii, 2007 (voluntarily inactive)
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Hawaii
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

About Natalie Friend Wilson

Natalie Wilson is an Associate in the Firm’s Bankruptcy, Litigation and Appellate groups.  She represents debtors, trustees and creditors in commercial bankruptcy cases filed under chapters 7 and 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, including related litigation and appeals.  Ms. Wilson also represents plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil litigation and appeals, primarily in the federal courts.  Prior to joining Langley & Banack, Ms. Wilson clerked for Associate Justice Simeon R. Acoba, Jr. (Ret.) at the Hawaii Supreme Court and was in private practice in Honolulu.  In addition to her membership in various bar associations, Ms. Wilson is active in the Military Spouse JD Network, a bar association for lawyers married to members of the armed forces.  She is active in the local Air Force community, serving as the Key Spouse for the 92 Cyber Operations Squadron and the 624th Operations Center (Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2012).

In 2014, Ms. Wilson was named the Belva Lockwood Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation in recognition of her contributions to the profession and the community, and her commitment to advancing women in the profession of law.  In 2015, she was the 24th Air Force nominee for the Joan Orr Spouse of the Year Award in recognition of her contributions to military families in support of mission readiness.


Accolades

  • Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2015 (published by Thomson Reuters)
  • Belva Lockwood Outstanding Young Lawyer, Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, 2014

Associations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Bar Association Publications Committee, Articles Editor
  • San Antonio Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  • Bexar County Women’s Bar Association
  • Military Spouse JD Network (Treasurer, 2015-2016; Treasurer-Elect, 2014-2015; Membership Committee, 2014; Writer’s Corps, 2013-present)
  • Moms-in-Law San Antonio (Director, 2014-2015; Membership Chair, 2014; Events Committee, 2013)
  • Hawaii Women Lawyers (Board of Directors, 2007 – 2010)

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Personal Information

Natalie grew up near Baltimore, MD and arrived in San Antonio via Hawaii thanks to her husband, an active duty senior non-commissioned officer in the United States Air Force.  Natalie and her husband have three young sons who occupy what they used to know as “free time.”  In addition to being active members of the Joint Base San Antonio community, the Wilsons are parishioners at St. Anthony de Padua Catholic Church.