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Associate - Latonia C. Williams

Latonia C. Williams

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Latonia Williams is a commercial litigator with a focus on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters, representing secured and unsecured lenders, insurance companies, equipment lessors, health care businesses and franchisors. She represents creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings throughout the United States, including defending against avoidance actions brought by debtors and trustees. In addition, Latonia advises clients on a variety of debtor-creditor disputes outside of bankruptcy in Connecticut federal and state courts. She also counsels clients on breach of contract actions, commercial mortgage foreclosures and landlord-tenant actions.

Distinctions

  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Bankruptcy (2013-2014); Creditor Debtor Rights (2015-2018)
  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges: Next Generation (2017)
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation: James W. Cooper Fellow
  • Lawyers of Color's Hot List (2013)
  • Lawyers of Color - High Achievers, Connecticut Law Tribune (2011)
  • Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, Lead Articles Editor
  • Black Law Students Association, President, 2008-2009
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Issues in Educational Equity; Building Urban Communities; Critical Identity Theory

Professional Affiliations

  • Hartford County Bar Association: Board of Directors (2017-Present)
  • Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court: Secretary (2012-2015)
  • George W. Crawford Black Bar Association: Vice President (2013-2014); Board of Directors (2011-2013)
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Connecticut Bar Association: Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section
  • National Bar Association Commercial Law Section

Community Involvement

  • Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc.: Board Member (2015-Present)
  • Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc. Pro Bono Security Deposit Clinic volunteer
  • Statewide Legal Services of CT, Inc. Pro Bono Family Law Clinic volunteer
  • Fred D. Wish School Volunteer Tutor Program
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Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • Howard University, B.A., 2006,
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of CT
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of NY
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of NY
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of IL
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