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Adi Williams


Adi's practice focuses on all aspects of IP litigation, both at the trial and appellate level, including federal courts and the International Trade Commission (ITC), as well as post-grant proceedings in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
He possesses technical expertise in the mechanical and aerospace engineering fields, including in the area of computational fluid dynamics. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Pauline Newman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Honorable Susan G. Braden of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. He previously served as an intellectual property litigation associate at a large international firm.

Published Work

  • Author, IAM Article, "Multidistrict Litigation in Patent Cases: A Run-Around on TC Heartland?"



Attorney-at-Law, New York

Attorney-at-Law, District of Columbia

US Patent and Trademark Office


United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

United States Court of Federal Claims


Georgetown University Law Center

University of South Carolina
M.S., Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

New York Institute of Technology
B.S., summa cum laude, Mechanical Engineering

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.