Ms. Khawam created the Whistleblower Law Firm in Tampa, Florida after working in both the Federal government and private sector for over 15 years. She has successfully represented her clients in many legal victories and attained significant legal settlements. Notably, Natalie’s arguments created new case law, and recently a Federal Court awarded a monumental judgement of over $166 million in one of her Qui Tam cases.
The Whistleblower Law Firm represents employees from various Federal agencies, including: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), United States Postal Service (USPS), U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the United States Department of Defense (DOD). The Whistleblower Law Firm is local counsel to over a dozen American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local Unions throughout the country.
Veterans and their families are of the upmost importance to Ms. Khawam. She firmly believes that it is her duty to help protect the heroes who fought to protect our life and liberty! To accomplish this goal, she has crafted a specialized team of VA accredited attorneys, including: a former VA Claims Examiner (Rater), a VA Medical Officer, an attorney from the Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA), and Military Officers to assist and support Veterans. She successfully helps Veterans with increasing their disability compensation and filing appeals.
Practice Areas: Natalie exclusively practices Federal law, with a focus on whistleblower laws, including but not limited to:False Claims Act (Qui Tam), Medicare/Medicaid Fraud & Abuse, Whistleblower Protection Act (WPEA), and matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), Office of Special Counsel (OSC), Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), the Office of Inspector General (OIG).
Bar Admissions ~ Affiliations ~ Memberships: Natalie is admitted to practice in several Federal Courts across the country, including the Supreme Court of the United States of America.Ms. Khawam teaches Attorneys the False Claims Act for CLE credits in Florida. Furthermore, Natalie teaches Whistleblower laws to numerous federal government employees all over the country.
She is an active member of the Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association (ABA), and continually sponsors the ABA’s annual Qui Tam conferences in Washington, DC. She is also honored to be an active member of the Military and Veterans Affairs Committee (MVAC) of the Hillsborough County Bar Association.Natalie also volunteers her time as a Guardian ad Litem, for the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program when she is not fiercely relentlessly advocating for her clients. She loves spending time with her son, and enjoys cooking, tennis, traveling, and swimming.