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Addisah Sherwood

Associate
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Addisah is an associate in Benesch’s Real Estate and Energy Practice Groups. Addisah presently focuses her practice on the representation of energy companies and regulated public utilities with land use and right-of-way matters. She also assists utilities to navigate state law and local governmental regulations controlling the occupation and use of public ways, utility relocation reimbursement, and utility conflicts with public works projects.

Prior to law school, Addisah was a Fulbright Scholar. She also performed a year of community service as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar in Jamaica. 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.

  • EDUCATION

    • Cornell University Law School, J.D.
      • cum laude
    • University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
      • cum laude
    • University of California - Davis
      • 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.