Rebecca M.W. Sherman is an attorney in the firm’s Lexington office and is a member of the Construction Service Group. Rebecca’s practice focuses on advising clients throughout all phases of construction projects including planning, contract drafting and negotiation, project administration, and disputes. She represents owners, contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes and litigation.
Rebecca routinely represents professional athletes and entertainers in contract negotiations, business advice and litigation matters. She has also handled a variety of business and litigation matters for national corporations and local businesses.
Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, Member
Lexington Humane Society, Board Member
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Housing Solutions Committee
Leadership Lexington, Class of 2018-19
Elevate Kentucky, Class of 2017 graduate
Rotaract Club of Lexington
Kentucky Horse Council
Junior League of Lexington
OperaLex, past Board Member
Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Rebecca was an attorney for a large U.S. law firm, where she gained extensive experience in complex commercial litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts. She earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law, cum laude and Order of the Coif, and was Production Editor for the Kentucky Law Journal.
Rebecca is a board member of the Lexington Humane Society and Fayette County Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Division. She is a 2017 graduate of Elevate Kentucky and an avid volunteer with LHS. Rebecca is a member of Junior League of Lexington, Kentucky Horse Counsel and Rotaract Club of Lexington and a past member of the board of directors of OperaLex.
Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2016-19)
A new study found slow payments to general contractors and subcontractors cost $64 billion in 2019 – a nearly $25 billion increase from 2018 with general contractors added to the report.
The demand for cutting-edge healthcare facilities, while varied by community, tends to rise or remain consistent despite changes in the economy and the availability of the significant capital necessitated by such projects. This creates a unique challenge in both the medical and construction industries.
This article highlights common, but often overlooked, terms routinely found in construction contracts. Understanding how each clause operates is critical to protecting your rights and interests on every project.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2019 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 42 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 33 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and nine attorneys to the Rising Stars list.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2018 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 55 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 39 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and 12 attorneys to the Rising Stars list.