Kenneth T. Stout

Of Counsel

Office: Richmond

Direct: 804-361-4553

Fax: 804-237-0250

  • Professional Overview

    Ken Stout combines general commercial litigation with a strategic focus on the construction industry. He has advised clients on drafting and negotiating contracts, subcontracts and related agreements; assisted with the evaluation of payment claims and defenses; managed numerous mechanic’s lien filings in Virginia; and managed discovery, e-discovery and pretrial motions on complex construction litigation matters.

    Prior to entering private practice, he served as a Robert F. Kennedy Fellowship law clerk to the Honorable John A. Gibney, Jr., in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division. Throughout his third year of law school, Ken interned with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Richmond, prosecuting cases in Magistrate and District Court and assisting with white collar criminal matters.

  • Practice Areas
  • Education and Admissions


    • B.A. from University of Mary Washington
    • J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law


    • Supreme Court of Virginia
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

    States Licensed

    • Virginia
  • Professional Organization Memberships
    • Richmond Bar Association: Litigation Section
    • Virginia State Bar: Construction Law and Public Contracts Section
    • Virginia Bar Association
  • News, Honors, Publications & Speeches
    • Chambers USA - America’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Listed in the area of Construction-Virginia (2022)
    • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch: Selected for inclusion in the area of Construction Law (2021-22)
    • Virginia Lawyers Weekly: Leaders in the Law awards: Up and Coming Lawyer (2021)
    • American Bar Association Janet D. Steiger Fellowship (2013-2014)
    • Thomas Reuters, “Rising Star " - Construction Litigation (2023)