Kenneth M. Natelborg

Senior Attorney

Kenneth Natelborg is a senior attorney in the Costa Mesa office of Theodora Oringher PC.  Mr. Natelborg has dedicated his practice to complex mass tort litigation.  In that space, he has represented the largest manufacturer of Hydroxycut during an MDL litigation and served as national counsel for asbestos defendants throughout the country.  Currently, Mr. Natelborg represents the Roman Catholic Bishop of Orange as defense liaison counsel in litigation arising from AB 218, legislation that revived the statute of limitations for certain tort claimants.

With a steadfast commitment to guiding clients through sensitive legal matters, Mr. Natelborg brings a unique blend of empathy and expertise to every case. Specializing in areas where financial concerns intersect with the law, Mr. Natelborg has earned a reputation for helping organizations navigate complex legal landscapes with clarity and confidence.

Whether it's assisting clients in avoiding bankruptcy through strategic planning and negotiation or mitigating the effects of litigation for ongoing business operations, Mr. Natelborg provides comprehensive legal counseling tailored to each client's specific needs and circumstances.  He dedicates his representation in preparing cases that will be tried to verdict and has been a lead attorney on multiple high profile cases handling all aspects of pretrial litigation from inception through resolution. He works directly with clients to prepare matters focusing on the real world implications where potential liability would have significant impact on clients’ reputation and business concerns. Mr. Natelborg's practice entails all aspects of litigation, from discovery through pretrial motions on mass tort, products liability, personal injury, premises liability, toxic tort, and employment litigation matters.

Mr. Natelborg graduated with honors from California State University, Long Beach with a dual degree in Finance and International Business.  Following that he graduated with honors from Pepperdine University School of Law. He has been nominated as a Rising Star as well as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine on multiple occasions.

  • Successfully represented a major auto manufacturer in trial for Song Beverly Act claims in the Central District of California
  • Successfully represented a fortune 200 company in the first fully remote trial during the pandemic
  • Averaged over 75 days per year in deposition over the past decade
  • Taken over 50 cases to trial in the past decade
  • Drafted and argued dozens of case dispositive motions every year
  • Appeared before over 50 Superior Court judges in the past decade
  • Drafted and argued all manner of pretrial and trial motions 

  • Southern California Super Lawyers (2022 - 2023)
  • Northern California Super Lawyers (2020 - 2021)
  • Southern California Rising Star (2015 - 2016; 2018 - 2019)
  • Northern California Rising Star (2017 - 2019)

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