Natalie H. Rauf


Natalie focuses her practice on real estate. She also has extensive experience in finance. In her real estate practice, Natalie works with both buyers and sellers in real estate acquisitions, loan assumptions and real estate dispositions. She also assists property owners with acquisition and refinance loans and leases of their property.

Her experience in commercial lending has a focus on structuring, negotiating and documenting simple to complex transactions including syndicated transactions, mezzanine lending, real estate secured lending and asset-based loan transactions.

Her experience includes a general commercial practice involving counseling clients with various commercial transactions an such as the purchase and sale of assets, secured and unsecured lending, confidentiality agreements, equipment leasing, joint ventures, franchising and some private offering experience.

Prior to joining Dinsmore, Natalie was internal counsel for a real estate company that owned and operated a large portfolio of shopping centers.

While at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Natalie was the notes editor on the Case Western Reserve Law Review and served on the Moot Court Executive Board as the Dunmore Brief writing coordinator.


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law  (J.D., 2001)
    • Case Western Reserve Law Review, notes editor
    • Moot Court, Executive Board, Dunmore Brief writing coordinator.
  • Illinois Wesleyan University  (B.A., 1997)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio