Shalini Natesan


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Shalini Natesan focuses her practice in the areas of Business Law, Hospitality Law, Municipal Law, and Real Estate Law.

Ms. Natesan is equipped with over 10 years of experience in Corporate Law and has handled business matters, such as change of ownership, buy-sell agreements, drafting the necessary documents for all business and corporate formations and transactions, while also creating subsidiary entities to handle specific areas of businesses throughout New York State and the Northeast. Additionally, Ms. Natesan has worked in navigating very large commercial real estate transactions, including the purchase and sale of real property, rental/lease agreements, and bank representation.

Shali has previous experience working on public finance transactions involving New York State agencies and authorities, industrial development agencies, local development corporations, municipalities and school districts. She also previously represented lenders in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 504 loan program.

Shali is originally from Toronto and currently lives in Delmar with her family. She attended McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, where she earned an Honours B.Comm. with a Minor in Economics. Shali then attended Albany Law School where she received her J.D. with a concentration in Business Law.

Shalini Natesan is a Principal Partner at TLF.


  • McMaster University, B.Comm. (Hons)
  • Albany Law School, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Pennsylvania

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars Upstate New York list, 2016-2017

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Albany County Bar Association
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Albany County Bar Foundation
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Big Sister, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region
  • Member, National Association of Dealer Counsel
  • Affiliate Member, Eastern New York Coalition of Automotive Retailers