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Associate - Latonia C. Williams

Latonia C. Williams


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Latonia Williams is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.  Latonia regularly represents the interests of her clients in bankruptcy, commercial litigation, contract disputes, and other creditors' rights matters.  She has significant experience protecting the interests of creditors, including franchisors, insurance companies, equipment lessors, and financial institutions, in bankruptcy proceedings throughout the United States, including defending the interests of clients in fraudulent transfer and preference actions.  Latonia also represents clients in more general state and federal civil litigation matters, including breach of contract actions, commercial mortgage and municipal lien foreclosures, and landlord-tenant actions.

While attending the University of Connecticut School of Law, Latonia served as a Lead Articles Editor for the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal.


  • National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges: Next Generation (2017)
  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Bankruptcy (2013-2014); Creditor Debtor Rights (2015-2018)
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation: James W. Cooper Fellow
  • Lawyers of Color's Hot List (2013)
  • Lawyers of Color - High Achievers, Connecticut Law Tribune (2011)
  • Black Law Students Association, President, 2008-2009
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Issues in Educational Equity (Spring 2009); Building Urban Communities (Fall 2007); and Critical Identity Theory (Fall 2007)

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


  • 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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