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Rebecca M.W. Sherman

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.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Building Blocks of Construction Contracts

Modern Construction Solutions, December 2018

Bar Admissions
Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Division, board member
Fayette County Women Lawyers Association
Community Involvement

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

Education
Before Stites & Harbison

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.

More Than Stites & Harbison

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.

Accolades

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2016-18)

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Articles

Building Blocks of Construction Contracts

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.

by Megan K. George and Rebecca M.W. Sherman December 18, 2018
Press Releases

Kentucky Super Lawyers Honors 42 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2019

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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 07, 2018
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Rebecca Wichard Sherman selected for Leadership Lexington's Class of 2018-19

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Leadership Lexington has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Rebecca Wichard Sherman as a member of the 2018-19 Leadership Lexington pro...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 23, 2018
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Kentucky Super Lawyers honors 51 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2018

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.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 11, 2017