Ken’s familiarity with the world of development and construction began when he worked as a laborer for a residential and small commercial contractor during college. Cultivating an appreciation for the industry, he went on to focus his legal practice along the same continuum.
Ken represents architects, engineers, owners and contractors in various construction disputes, including claims for defective design and construction, delay allegations, cost overruns, interference, obstruction, property damage and suspension of work. He litigates claims arising from injuries on project sites or from defective construction. His substantial experience also comprises related civil litigation, arbitration and mediation.
In the area of construction litigation, Ken counts these among his accomplishments:
Recognized by his peers as a leader in the construction industry, Ken has been named a Best Lawyer in Litigation-Construction law since 2005. In 2011, he was named the St. Louis Construction Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. Additionally, Ken has been the voice on legal trends regarding design professional liability for the International Risk Management Institute website, providing commentary since May 2000.