Shalini Natesan

Shalini Natesan

Experienced Business and Real Estate Attorney
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning ...
  • District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania
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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.

Ms. Natesan is the President of the Albany County Bar Foundation. Her position on the Foundation’s Board allows her to donate her time and expertise to the community and service people in need by being a part of the decision-making process. Ms. Natesan has served on the Board for the last three years as the Secretary and Treasurer and her new role as President allows her to continue her path of leadership and service in the legal field.

Shali is active in the community as she contributes much of her time to a local non-profit organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region. Taking the role of a Big Sister, Shalini is a vital part of the organization’s mentoring program, as she volunteers to spend time with her “Little Sister” in order to make a positive impact on her growth and development as a responsible member of the community.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Area
  • Hospitality Law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
ID Number: 666898
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 4466074
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Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
ID Number: 330919
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  • English
  • Tamil
Professional Experience
The Towne Law Firm, P.C.
- Current
Principal Partner 2022-present; Senior Associate Attorney 2021-2022
Associate Attorney
Barclay Damon LLP
Lemery Greisler LLC
Mack & Associates, PLLC
Albany Law School
J.D. (2006) | Business Law
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McMaster University
Bachelor's of Commerce (Honours BCom) (2003)
Minor in Economics
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Rising Star
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Professional Associations
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region
Big Sister
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National Association of Dealer Counsel
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Eastern New York Coalition of Automotive Retailers
Affiliate Member
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District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Albany County Bar Foundation
- Current
Activities: Member; Secretary/Treasurer 2020-2022
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Pennsylvania State Bar  # 330919
- Current
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New York State Bar  # 4466074
- Current
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Massachusetts State Bar  # 666898
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Why Should You Form a Corporate Entity When Starting a New Business?
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Contact & Map
The Towne Law Firm, P.C.
Albany, NY Office (Headquarters)
500 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205
Telephone: (518) 452-1800
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
The Towne Law Firm, P.C.
Burnt Hills, NY Office
281 Scotch Bush Rd.
Burnt Hills, NY 12027
Telephone: (518) 452-1800
The Towne Law Firm, P.C.
Saratoga Springs, NY Office
137 Maple Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Telephone: (518) 452-1800
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