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Addisah Sherwood

Associate
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Addisah has appeared in federal and state courts on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants litigating cases involving products liability, insurance claims, commercial contract disputes, land use issues and commercial real estate related claims. She has also represented clients as second chair in a week long federal jury trial on claims for personal injury and wrongful death.

Addisah works closely with utility companies and other publicly and privately held corporations in negotiating their business disputes. Recently, she spent 18 months assisting a large public utility company as in-house counsel.

After graduating cum laude from Cornell Law School, Addisah served as a law clerk for two years for the Hon. Solomon Oliver, Jr., Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio. As a former Fulbright Scholar and Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, Addisah continues her community involvement by volunteering with the Legal Aid Society and the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland.

  • EDUCATION

    • Cornell University Law School, J.D.
      • cum laude
    • University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica, M.A.
      • cum laude
    • University of California, Davis, B.A.
      • with honors
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • California
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Member, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
    • Member, LeadDiversity Class of 2018. LeadDiversity is a 10-month leadership program with the goal of affecting positive social change.
    • Committee Member, “All About the Bag” annual fashion fundraiser to benefit the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland
    • Member, Real Estate Associate Program (REAP) Class of 2015. REAP is an industry-backed, market-driven commercial real estate training program.