LEXINGTON, Ky.—Leadership Lexington has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Rebecca Wichard Sherman as a member of the 2018-19 Leadership Lexington program. Through the eleven-month program, participants are provided with opportunities to gain a better understanding of Lexington and the challenges it faces by meeting with and learning from today’s leaders.
Sherman is an attorney with Stites & Harbison in the Construction Service Group based in the Lexington office. Her 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. Additionally, Sherman 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 business.
Outside of the firm, Sherman is active in a variety of community and professional organizations. She is a board member of the Lexington Humane Society and Fayette County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Division. She is a 2017 graduate of Elevate Kentucky and member of the Junior League of Lexington.
Leadership Lexington is a leadership development program sponsored by Commerce Lexington intended for individuals who demonstrate leadership qualities. The program provides an opportunity for participants to broaden their perspectives and gain increased understanding of community dynamics and public issues.