Construction Attorney Sherman Botts Joins Stinson Leonard Street in Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, MO (July 10, 2018)─Stinson Leonard Street LLP is proud to announce that Sherman Botts has joined the firm as a partner in the Kansas City, MO, office.
Botts advises on the litigation, arbitration, mediation and transactional issues of importance to construction clients. These include government and private contract claims, construction defects, breach of warranty, bid protests, claims for delay and inefficiency, differing site conditions, extra work, Miller Act and surety claims, payment and performance bond claims and mechanic's lien claims.
Botts has extensive experience in claim analysis and drafting and negotiating construction and design contracts, government contracts, bid documents and other related documents for all phases of public and private construction projects. Sherman also frequently serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association in complex construction disputes.
"We are thrilled to have Sherman join our team. He is a seasoned construction litigator and counselor. His addition enhances our construction group's position at the top of the field and gives us the depth to handle any construction issue that our clients might bring to us," said Susan McGreevy, co-chair of Stinson's construction practice.
Botts joined the firm after serving as co-chair of the construction and design department at Lathrop & Gage in Kansas City. Botts earned his J.D. from Creighton University School of Law. He was named a "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America®, received a Martindale-Hubbell® "AV" Rating Preeminent, has been recognized by Super Lawyers® and Best Lawyers, and was selected as a Charter Fellow for the Construction Lawyers Society of America.
"Sherman's reputation as a first-rate construction lawyer, both regionally and nationally, continues our tradition of attracting the best talent to serve our construction clients. We look forward to collaborating with him for years to come," said Steve Lindemann, co-chair of Stinson's construction practice.