Fenton, Mo. (July 2015) – The North American Equipment Dealers Association (NAEDA) has engaged Natalie Higgins as Vice President of Government Relations and General Counsel. Prior to joining NAEDA, Natalie practiced labor and employment law at a civil litigation firm in St. Louis, MO representing municipal, non-profit, and for-profit employers in all phases of litigation. She is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Law and the University of Missouri, Columbia and is licensed to practice law in both Missouri and Illinois.

In her role as Vice President of Government Relations, Natalie will track key legislation affecting equipment dealers and participate in coalitions and industry partnerships. In her role as General Counsel, she will be the first point of contact for members through NAEDA’s Legal Resources Hotline. Natalie will bring significant value to NAEDA members by connecting them with the information and/or legal talent needed to effectively run their businesses. In addition, Natalie will assist in NAEDA’s forthcoming initiatives to provide members with top notch regulatory and legislative training programs.

Natalie is a St. Louis native. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with family and friends, to cook, and to travel.