Natalia Marte

Associate Buffalo

Natalia is an experienced attorney who assists clients with a broad range of commercial litigation and labor and employment matters.

From breach of contract and partnership disputes to internal investigation and other employment law matters, Natalia is committed to providing clients with the legal guidance and expertise necessary to obtain the best solution for the client.

Natalia also has considerable appellate experience having previously held the position of attorney for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department. She has been involved in matters including real estate, commercial and corporate transactions, personal injury, trusts and estates, mass tort litigation, product liability and zoning board appeals.

Natalia’s experience extends far beyond Phillips Lytle. She is a current board member of the Minority Bar Association of Western New York, Hispanic Women’s League, the Northeast Region of the National Black Law Students Association, Big Picture Learning and the University at Buffalo School of Law’s GOLD Group.



Honors & Awards

  • Named to Lawyers of Color Hot List, 2023
  • Changemakers 30 Under 30, 2021
  • Minority Bar Foundation Commencement Award, 2020
  • Regional Public Interest Award, Equal Justice Works, 2020

Education & Admissions

  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 2020
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice, M.A., 2015
  • Roger Williams University, B.A., 2013
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • District of Columbia
Judicial Clerkships
  • Judge Francois Rivera, Kings County Supreme Court, Civil Term, Law Clerk, 2018
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Puerto Rico, Law Clerk, 2017
  • Spanish


Representative Matters
  • Representation of national chemical company in mass tort litigation.
  • Representation of national technology company in internal investigations and other employment law matters.
  • Representation of national health care organization in matters alleging False Claims Act and whistleblower actions.
  • Representation of family trust in litigation matter.

Activities & Professional Associations

Present Activities

  • Big Picture Learning
  • National Black Law Students Association, Northeast Region Advisory Board
  • UB Law Alumni Association GOLD Group

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy Law Committee
    • Federal Practice Committee
    • Judiciary Committee
  • Hispanic Women’s League
  • Minority Bar Association of WNY, Board of Directors, Deputy Treasurer
  • National Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section
    • Young Lawyers Section