Kenneth Sherman

Kenneth A. Sherman


Kenneth A. Sherman


  • Overview


    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. 
    Dispute Resolution

    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.

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Massachusetts Bar Association
      Charter Member, Development and Construction Practice Group Section
    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Selected as a Rising Star to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list from 2018 to 2021.

    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      College of the Holy Cross Lawyers Association

      Suffolk Law School GOLD Council
    • Publications


      "Federal Court Decision Reminds Construction Project Participants to Secure Additional Insurance Coverage at Project’s Start," published in High Profile magazine (11/20/2020)

    • Presentations


      "How to Handle Claim Issues and Dispute Resolution for Public and Private Construction Projects," a HalfMoon Education Inc. program (10/12/2021)
      • » more info

      "Understanding How Contracts Can Shift, Reduce or Increase Risk," as part of HalfMoon Education’s full-day, online Managing Engineering Liability and Risk Seminar. (3/26/2020)
      • » more info

      "Contract Law Primer for Engineers," presented as part of the Engineering Law and Ethics Seminar. (9/5/2019)
      • » more info

    • News

      R+C in the News

      • November 24, 2020

        Kenneth Sherman Authors Article on Builders’ Risk Insurance Published in High Profile Magazine

        • » more info
        • View article

      R+C News Releases

      • October 14, 2021

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

        • » more info
        • View article
      • October 15, 2020

        47 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized in Super Lawyers®

        • » more info
        • View article
      • October 19, 2019

        52 Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

        • » more info
        • View article
    • Legal Updates/Newsletters

      Legal Updates/Newsletters

      "Construction Law Zone" co-authored with Lisa B. Andrzejewski, Choity R. Khan and Virginia K. Trunkes (November 2020)

      "Construction Law Zone" co-authored with Lisa B. Andrzejewski, Gregory R. Faulkner and Choity R. Khan (June 2020)

      "Construction Law Zone" co-authored with Virginia K. Trunkes, Lisa B. Andrzejewski, Paul S. Lopez and Niel P. Franzese (June 2020)