Natalie N. Mutz, Attorney

Natalie Mutz has been a licensed attorney since 2010. She works on land use, real estate, and estate planning and administration. She advises local businesses and nonprofit organizations on legal matters from formation, to employment, transactions and more.

Originally from Southern California, Natalie grew up in northwestern Washington state. She earned her B.A. in politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her law degree from Southwestern Law School. Natalie is proficient in conversational Spanish.

Before beginning her law career, Natalie traveled the world extensively and worked in Osaka, Japan for several years, where she took the LSAT and initially prepared for a career in international business law. Returning to Southern California for law school, she changed tack and decided to set down roots closer to home.

Natalie worked for a Los Angeles business litigation firm for six years representing individual entrepreneurs, small businesses, nonprofits and common interest developments in litigation, transactional, and advisory matters. In 2017, she moved to Santa Barbara where she handled insurance bad faith, civil rights, employment litigation, personal injury and education law before joining Fauver, Large, Archbald & Spray.

Natalie now lives in Montecito with her husband, two sons, and a ferocious cat. She serves on the Board of Trustees for a local independent school and is a member of the Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee, the Santa Barbara Women’s Health Coalition, and the Santa Barbara Women Lawyers.

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  • American Bar Association
  • California Bar Association
  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers
  • California Women Lawyers



  • Montessori Center School Board of Trustees (2022-2024)
  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers Board of Directors (2024 President)
  • Santa Barbara Women Lawyers Foundation Board of Directors (2023 President)
  • Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee / Legislative & Advocacy Committee
  • Santa Barbara Women’s Health Coalition / Maternal Health Committee and Adolescents through Young Adults Committee



  • Southwestern Law School, J.D.
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A., Politics
  • Autonomous University of Barcelona, International Politics