Personal Injury Attorneys

Cleveland & Ohio Statewide
Merriman Legal, LLC

Ladi Williams, Esq.

(Adeladi Olufemi Williams)

Attorney Ladi Williams

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to Ohio Bar, 2007
  • Admitted to United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2008
  • Admitted to United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2009

Professional Experience

  • Merriman Legal, LLC– Associate, 2019-present
  • Landskroner Grieco Merriman, LLC , Associate, 2015-2019
  • Practicing Civil litigation and appeals, including: insurance litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, premise liability, business and family immigration, consumer class actions, securities and derivative cases, and small business representation
  • Practiced Personal Injury law, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy law, Immigration law, Consumer law, Employment law, and contract drafting and review at a Cleveland law firm. 2009-2014
  • Practiced civil litigation representing creditors in matters dealing with bank loans and other secured transactions, commercial and retail collections, insurance subrogation, landlord-tenant disputes, and foreclosures at a Cleveland law firm, 2007-2009
  • Practiced immigration law involving the drafting of petitions and related documents for business-related immigration matters, including employer letters of support, PERM applications, and labor certifications. Also prepared family-based immigration petitions, worked on deportation defense cases, including motions to terminate and BIA Appeals at a Cleveland law firm, 2007
  • US. District Court of the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division
  • Served as a Judicial extern to Chief Judge Solomon Oliver, Jr., 2006


  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • B.A., Cum Laude, English, August 2003
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • J.D. awarded: December 2006
  • Moot Court Team: Member, Moot Court Board of Governors
  • Legal Writing Assistant

Published Cases

  • Dorsey v. City of Cleveland, et al., 8th Dist. No. 101467, 2015 Ohio 1142 (2015)
  • Sun Life Assurance Co. v. Mae Bell Benjamin, Case 1:09 CV 2452 U.S. Dist. Ct., Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division 2010

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Ohio Association for Justice
  • Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys: Secretary
  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland: Member, Volunteer Lawyer Program
  • Super Lawyers – 2015-2017 nomination