Kenneth Sherman is an experienced construction attorney with significant construction litigation and transactional experience. Ken assists project owners, developers, general contractors, construction managers, and sub-contractors in construction disputes. He also assists clients in the construction industry with contract drafting, negotiation, licensure, and entity formation. Ken is a member of the firm’s Construction Group.
Ken has close to a decade of experience litigating construction disputes, which includes securing a multi-million dollar recovery for a multinational energy conglomerate in a breach of engineering, procurement, and construction action to protecting individual homeowners' interests during home renovations. Ken has experience with a variety of matters, including breach of contract disputes, surety and bond claims, Miller Act claims, mechanic's lien recovery and defense actions, delay and time impact claims, and construction defect disputes.
Contract Procurement and Project Delivery
In addition to prosecuting and defending construction clients in disputes, Ken also counsels clients in the construction delivery process, including the drafting and review of all forms of design, construction and consultant agreements. He has experience negotiating and amending standard industry form agreements such as AIA , DBIA and ConsensusDocs, and preparing other forms of agreement, such as turnkey agreements, equipment charters, and other ancillary documents for construction management firms, trade contractors, design professionals, architects, engineers and interior designers. Ken is also experienced in securing firm-and-individual licensure and registration for design professionals in many states.
Ken is a charter member of the Development and Construction Practice Group Section of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He has been named by Super Lawyers as a 2018 and 2019 Massachusetts Rising Star for Construction. Ken is active with the College of the Holy Cross Lawyers Association and Suffolk Law School GOLD Council.