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Latonia C. Williams


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Latonia Williams is a commercial litigator with a focus on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters.  Her clients include secured and unsecured lenders, insurance companies, equipment lessors, healthcare businesses and franchisors. When the companies her clients do business with experience financial distress, Latonia helps diffuse disputes through negotiation and when necessary, will litigate to protect their financial interests.

Latonia has a detailed understanding of the various intricacies in the Bankruptcy Code, and diligently represents creditors in all aspects of bankruptcy throughout the United States, including defending against avoidance actions brought by debtors and trustees.

In addition, Latonia advises clients on a variety of disputes outside of bankruptcy in Connecticut federal and state courts. She helps businesses assess and resolve breach of contract actions, commercial mortgage foreclosures and landlord-tenant actions.


  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Bankruptcy (2013-2014); Creditor Debtor Rights (2015-2019)
  • New Leader in the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune (2019)
  • 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
  • UConn Law Black Law Students Association, President (2008-2009)

Professional Affiliations

  • Hartford County Bar Association: Board of Directors (2017-2020)
  • Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court: Secretary (2012-2015)
  • George W. Crawford Black Bar Association: Board of Directors (2011-2013); Vice President (2013-2014)
  • 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


  • 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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