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.  Ms. Lamarque was appointed to the Company’s Executive Management Committee in March 2020 and serves on New York Life’s Social Justice and ESG Steering Committees.


Prior to joining New York Life, Ms. Lamarque 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.  

Ms. Lamarque 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.

She is secretary-treasurer for the board of the Life Insurance Council of New York. In 2021, she was appointed to the New York State Insurance Advisory Board and the Committee for the Advancement of Women in Leadership in Financial Services.

Ms. Lamarque serves as a director for the New York City Partnership Foundation Board and the Board of Advisors for New York University’s Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement.  She is chair of the Audit Committee for City Year, Inc. as well as the co-chair of the Advisory Board for City Year New York. 

Ms. Lamarque earned her JD magna cum laude from Duke University School of Law and her BA cum laude from Duke University. She holds Series 7 and 24 securities licenses.

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