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

NIL Update – Should Student Athletes Seek Professional Advice?

Lexington library opens family patio space at Northside Branch

By Steve Rogers,, May 12, 2021

COVID-19’S Impact on the Construction Industry

Speaker, 2020 Construction Law Institute, UK/CLE, November 11, 2020

Slow Payment Costs General Contractors and Subcontractors Billions

Building Blocks of Construction Contracts

Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Member

Lexington Office Recruiting Committee, Member

American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Ohio Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association, Young Lawyers' Division, Board Member
Fayette County Women Lawyers Association
Community Involvement

Lexington Humane Society, Board Member

Bluegrass Community Foundation, BGCF365 Steering Committee Co-Chair

Leadership Lexington, Class of 2018-19, Steering Committee; Alumni Association Board

LexArts, Corporate Giving Committee; Horse Mania Committee

Junior League of Lexington, Member

Elevate Kentucky, Class of 2017 graduate

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government, Housing Solutions Committee, past member

OperaLex, past Board Member

More Than 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.

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.


Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law (2022)

Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Construction Law; Entertainment and Sports Law; and Litigation - Construction (2021)

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2016-21)

Sherman Best Law2022
Sherman Best Law Ones Watch2021
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