Sherman A. Botts - Lathrop & Gage LLP
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Sherman A. Botts

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 816-460-5523

Mr. Botts is co-Chair of the firm’s Construction and Design Department. His practice focuses on many litigation and transactional issues of importance to the construction client including: government and private contract claims, construction defects, breach of warranty, bid protests, claims for delay, differing site conditions, extra work, Miller Act, payment and performance bond claims, and mechanic’s lien claims. Mr. Botts also 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, including the preparation of required notices and correspondence to sureties, owners and construction managers in order to preserve and pursue the claims of the construction client. 

Creighton UniversityJ.D. 1985Drake UniversityDrake University
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Alternative Disputes Resolution CommitteeTheatre in the Park Advisory Council, Johnson County Parks and RecreationDesign Build Institute of America, Midwest RegionKansas City Metropolitan Bar Construction Law CommitteeMissouri Bar Construction Law CommitteeABA Construction Forum

Office Location

2345 Grand Boulevard, Suite 2200
Kansas City, MO 64108
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Kansas City-MO Metro Area
Sherman A. Botts has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Construction Law
Litigation - Construction