Real Estate - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

For decades, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has been a nationally recognized leader in real estate law. We are known throughout the U.S. for the scale and prestige of our work, and our industry relationships are second to none. Through a multi-disciplinary real estate practice, we take a business-oriented approach to providing practical solutions to today’s real estate market challenges. This isn’t an academic practice of law; this is real-world representation that prioritizes your complete business success.

We represent sellers, purchasers, landlords, tenants and governments with respect to all facets and in all sub-specialties of real estate law. With one of the largest practices in our region, we can provide the team depth to handle today’s sizable real estate transactions on a national scale. With us you get full-featured, comprehensive real estate representation.

Contacts
Aaron M. Hyatt 303.223.1107 ahyatt@bhfs.com
Carolynne C. White 303.223.1197 cwhite@bhfs.com
Representative Matters
  • Represented CoBank, FCB, as tenant, under a build-to-suit lease in connection with the construction, financing and leasing of a new 270,000 square foot office building for CoBank's new headquarters.

  • Representing the Hollister Ranch Owners Association on issues relating to the Coastal Act.

  • Represented a housing developer in securing a Local Coastal Plan amendment and Coastal Development Permit for a 25-unit single family housing project.

  • Representing a group of coastal property owners objecting to proposed amendments to Santa Barbara County's coastal zoning ordinance (a portion of the Local Coastal Program) which would significantly and adversely affect private property rights.

  • Represented city in challenge to coastal zone land use authority by oil and gas facility.

  • Represented a neighborhood association objecting to a Local Coastal Program Amendment and a Public Works Plan proposed by a regional open space agency, including extensive proceedings before the Coastal Commission and subsequent litigation and appeal.

  • Represented CBS Outdoor Inc. on Denver compliance and land use issues involving outdoor advertising devices, including matters involving ordinance changes to the Denver sign code.

  • Represented the developer of a mixed-use commercial and residential development in Denver in the negotiation and development of a suite of construction contracts for the project.

  • Represent DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners in connection with the management of a portfolio of hotels in New Jersey, North Carolina and Virginia.

  • Served as local gaming, corporate and real estate counsel to Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. in connection with a $750 million second lien notes tack-on and issued Nevada counsel opinions.

  • Represented Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. in drafting and negotiating a deed in an aid of foreclosure agreement and ancillary documents for a $11.4 million loan on a resort in Breckenridge, Colorado. Brownstein finalized the deed in aid transaction and Public Trustee foreclosure.

  • Represented ABN Ambro Bank, N.V. in the sale of a distressed loan secured by real property in Henderson, Nevada.

  • Ongoing provision of a wide range of services as City Attorney for city, including drafting ordinances, prosecuting and defending against litigation on a broad range of public agency matters, attending and representing public agency at City Commission and City Council meetings, and advising city regarding Open Meetings, Public Records Act, code enforcement, land use, CEQA, public contracting, property transaction, and related matters.

  • Land use entitlement, CEQA compliance and environmental permitting, for complex 300 high-end single family residential unit project in canyons of Orange County.

  • Represented DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners in regards to a portfolio of nine hotel management agreements.

  • Negotiations with the EPA regarding hexavalent chromium issues and potential responsible parties involving the contribution for remediation.

  • Represented Writer Square 08 A, LLC in the acquisition of Writer Square, a mixed-use retail and office property located in downtown Denver.

  • Represented owner of mixed-use condominium and retail development project in Chapter 11 reorganization and mechanics liens proceedings.

  • Represented a major hotel developer in enforcement action and vested rights determination, before the Coastal Commission for property in Laguna Beach.

  • Represented the purchase/redeveloper of an environmentally contaminated 3.5 acre site in downtown San Francisco to be developed into a $200 million mixed-use project compound on 400 residential units and 50,000 square feet of communal space.

Meet The Team

Edward N. Barad Shareholder T 303.223.1108 ebarad@bhfs.com
Nicole R. Ament Shareholder T 303.223.1174 nament@bhfs.com
C.J. Chapman Shareholder T 303.223.1243 cchapman@bhfs.com
Lea Ann Fowler Shareholder T 303.223.1182 lfowler@bhfs.com
Bruce A. James Shareholder T 303.223.1167 bjames@bhfs.com
Rob Kaufmann Shareholder T 303.223.1176 rkaufmann@bhfs.com
Alicia Harrison Land Use Planner T 805.882.1442 aharrison@bhfs.com
Patsy Stadelman Price Land Use Planner T 805.882.1424 pprice@bhfs.com
Bryce H. Beecher Of Counsel T 303.223.1124 bbeecher@bhfs.com
Norman Brownstein Shareholder T 303.223.1101 nbrownstein@bhfs.com
Peter N. Brown Shareholder T 805.882.1401 pbrown@bhfs.com
Steven A. Amerikaner Shareholder T 805.882.1407 samerikaner@bhfs.com
Sean M. Bahoshy Shareholder T 303.223.1229 sbahoshy@bhfs.com
Amy J. Diaz Shareholder T 303.223.1234 adiaz@bhfs.com
Andrew C. Elliott Shareholder T 303.223.1154 aelliott@bhfs.com
Beth Collins-Burgard Shareholder T 805.882.1419 bcollins@bhfs.com
Dustin S. Charapata Associate T 303.223.1236 dcharapata@bhfs.com
David A. Curfman Shareholder T 303.223.1169 dcurfman@bhfs.com
Diane C. De Felice Shareholder T 310.500.4613 ddefelice@bhfs.com
Jennifer Eiteljorg Shareholder T 303.223.1162 jeiteljorg@bhfs.com
Marc C. Diamant Shareholder T 303.223.1132 mdiamant@bhfs.com
Steven W. Farber Shareholder T 303.223.1109 sfarber@bhfs.com
Tal Diamant Shareholder T 303.223.1235 tdiamant@bhfs.com
Aaron M. Hyatt Shareholder T 303.223.1107 ahyatt@bhfs.com
Abby L. Kirkbride Associate T 303.223.1161 akirkbride@bhfs.com
Catherine A. Hildreth Associate T 303.223.1263 childreth@bhfs.com
Christopher A. Jacobs Shareholder T 805.882.1412 cjacobs@bhfs.com
Reid M. Galbraith Associate T 303.223.1239 rgalbraith@bhfs.com
Arthur K. Griffin Associate T 303.223.1264 agriffin@bhfs.com
Michael Vikram Kapoor Associate T 303.223.1387 mkapoor@bhfs.com
Michael W. King Shareholder T 303.223.1130 mking@bhfs.com
Philip A. Gosch Shareholder T 303.223.1170 pgosch@bhfs.com
Shane C. Griffin Associate T 303.223.1259 scgriffin@bhfs.com
Suzanne R. Kalutkiewicz Consulting Attorney T 303.223.1131 skalutkiewicz@bhfs.com
Andrew L. Meyers Shareholder T 303.223.1193 ameyers@bhfs.com
Angela Turriciano Otto Shareholder T 702.464.7064 aotto@bhfs.com
Blair E. Lichtenfels Shareholder T 303.223.1190 blichtenfels@bhfs.com
Hirsch L. Neustein Associate T 303.223.1298 hneustein@bhfs.com
Margaret K. Master Associate T 303.223.1175 mmaster@bhfs.com
Matthew R. Nyberg Shareholder T 303.223.1153 mnyberg@bhfs.com
Rebecca L. Miltenberger Shareholder T 702.464.7052 rmiltenberger@bhfs.com
Charles J. Smith Associate T 303.223.1289 cjsmith@bhfs.com
Caitlin Quander Associate T 303.223.1233 cquander@bhfs.com
Elizabeth D. Paulsen Shareholder T 303.223.1187 epaulsen@bhfs.com
Hillary H. Steenberge Associate T 805.882.1432 hsteenberge@bhfs.com
Michael P. Smith Associate T 303.223.1150 msmith@bhfs.com
Noelle Riccardella Shareholder T 303.223.1204 nriccardella@bhfs.com
Robert H. Steinhoff Associate T 303.223.1125 rsteinhoff@bhfs.com
Susan F. Petrovich Shareholder T 805.882.1405 spetrovich@bhfs.com
Stephanie So Associate T 303.223.1265 sso@bhfs.com
Zachary J. Siegel Associate T 303.223.1155 zsiegel@bhfs.com
Ana Lazo Tenzer Shareholder T 303.223.1156 altenzer@bhfs.com
Ashley B. Wingfield Shareholder T 303.223.1218 awingfield@bhfs.com
Carolynne C. White Shareholder T 303.223.1197 cwhite@bhfs.com
Gregory A. Vallin Shareholder T 303.223.1103 gvallin@bhfs.com
Jacob P. Whitted Associate T 303.223.1209 jwhitted@bhfs.com
Rick D. Thomas Associate T 303.223.1212 rthomas@bhfs.com
Sonia Church Vermeys Of Counsel T 702.464.7066 svermeys@bhfs.com
Andi M. Stader Paralegal T 303.223.1398 astader@bhfs.com
Heather S. McGraw Paralegal T 303.223.1334 hmcgraw@bhfs.com
Jean M. Harrison Paralegal T 303.223.1383 jharrison@bhfs.com
Julie A. Graham Paralegal T 303.223.1305 jgraham@bhfs.com
Karen R. Smith Paralegal T 303.223.1390 ksmith@bhfs.com
Kathy L. Oster Paralegal T 303.223.1343 koster@bhfs.com
Kathy Golden Paralegal T 303.223.1431 kgolden@bhfs.com
Kimberly A. Mumford Paralegal T 805.882.1478 kmumford@bhfs.com
Kara Kenfield Paralegal T 303.223.1485 kkenfield@bhfs.com
Lori D. Huntley Paralegal T 702.464.7028 lhuntley@bhfs.com
Margaret H. Cawthra Paralegal T 303.223.1358 mcawthra@bhfs.com
Penny G. Lalonde Paralegal T 303.223.1337 plalonde@bhfs.com
René M. Starry Paralegal T 303.223.1408 RStarry@bhfs.com