Natasha Khoyi - Attorney at Law

401 East Jackson Street
Suite 2700
Post Office Box 3324 (33601-3324)
Tampa, Florida 33602

P 813-273-5000
F 813-273-5145
D 813-273-5188

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Biography

Natasha is a litigation associate attorney in GrayRobinson’s Tampa office, where her practice focuses on a broad spectrum of issues faced by private and public employers, including non-compete litigation, trade secret litigation, discrimination matters, and other disputes. An experienced trial attorney, Natasha has served as second chair at multiple trials arising out of business and partnership disputes. She has worked on a number of complex, high-stakes, and high-profile litigation matters in and outside of Florida, including representing clients in a number of multimillion dollar restrictive covenant disputes, and the successful defense of a collective action alleging discrimination.  Natasha also has appellate experience, most recently securing a favorable opinion in a pro bono case on behalf of the Guardian ad Litem Program in a child custody battle and conducting an oral argument on behalf of homeowners in an appeal of a code enforcement matter with countywide implications.

Prior to joining GrayRobinson, Natasha was an associate with a national labor and employment boutique, where she specialized in non-compete, trade secret, and employment matters. In addition to her litigation experience, Natasha has handled a wide variety of transactional matters for clients, including drafting employment and service agreements, as well as employee handbooks and company policies. This experience helps her provide additional value when helping clients make prophylactic and business-savvy decisions before, during, and after litigation.

Natasha is very involved in the community, serving as a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Board of Directors, as well as a board member and the Pro Bono Coordinator for the William Reece Smith, Jr. Litigation Inn of Court.  She regularly performs a hundred hours or more of pro bono work each year. To this end, Natasha frequently works with Project H.E.L.P (Homeless Experience Legal Protection), providing legal services to homeless and indigent individuals in the community.

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Background

Natasha, an avid Gator fan, received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, earning minors in Spanish and piano performance and graduating cum laude. Through the University of Florida’s Combined Degree Program, she also earned a Master of Arts in International Business from the University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business in 2012. In 2015, she graduated, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law.

While earning her J.D., Natasha served as the Spring Competition Vice President of the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board and competed in the American Bar Association National Advanced Appellate Advocacy Competition, where her team won the regional championship and was a quarter-finalist in the national competition. She also served as the Articles Editor of the International and Comparative Law Review and was a member of the University of Miami Trial Team.

Education
  • University of Florida Warrington College of Business, B.A., Business Administration (cum laude, 2011)
    • Dean’s List
    • Honors Program
  • University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business, M.A., International Business (2012)
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., (cum laude, 2015)
    • International & Comparative Law Review, Articles Editor
    • Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board, Spring Competition Vice President
    • Terence J. Anderson Mock Trial Team
    • National Advanced Appellate Advocacy Competition, Las Vegas Regional, Regional Champion
    • John T. Gaubatz Moot Court Competition, Octofinalist
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
    • Young Lawyers Division Board Member
    • Law-Related Education and Law Week Co-Chair (2019-2020)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association Bar Leadership Institute
    • Articles Coordinator (Class of 2018-2019)
  • William Reece, Jr. Litigation Inn of Court
    • Pro Bono Coordinator and Board Member
Awards & Recognitions
  • The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Young Lawyer Award, 2019
  • The "Rosemary" Proven Producer Award, 2019
    • Highest number of pro bono hours since the prior year's HCBA Pro Bono 5K
  • The Project H.E.L.P. (Homeless Experience Legal Protection) Dedicated Service Award, 2018
Civic
  • Guardian ad Litem Program
    • Pro bono representation successfully advocating for the best interests of a child in appeal of a parental rights termination
  • Project H.E.L.P. (Homeless Experience Legal Protection)
    • Incoming director of legal clinic
    • Approximately 100 pro bono hours annually since 2016
Languages
  • Farsi (fluent)
  • Spanish (conversational)
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Ingenuity in Action.®

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