Natalie Lamarque is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of New York Life Insurance Company with day-to-day oversight of the Office of the General Counsel. She is also a member of the company’s Executive Management Committee and serves on New York Life’s Social Justice and ESG Steering Committees.
Prior to joining New York Life, Natalie was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where she prosecuted an array of federal crimes as a member of the Organized Crime Unit. Earlier in her career, she was an Associate in the Litigation Department of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.
Natalie began her legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Ann Claire Williams, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and to the Honorable Malcolm Howard, United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
Natalie was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Life Insurance Council of New York in April 2021. She was also appointed to the New York State Insurance Advisory Board in February 2021, and Committee for the Advancement of Women in Leadership in Financial Services in May 2021. She serves as a Trustee for City Year, Inc. as well as the Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for City Year New York. She is also a member of the Board of Advisors for New York University’s Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement (PCCE).
Her husband is a public-school history teacher in Brooklyn, where they live with their two sons. Natalie is a native New Yorker whose parents emigrated from Haiti. She earned her J.D. magna cum laude from Duke University School of and her B.A. cum laude from Duke University. She also holds her Series 7 and 24 securities licenses.