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.

Aaron M. Hyatt 303.223.1107
Carolynne C. White 303.223.1197
Representative Matters
  • Represented the owner in connection with the creation of a mixed-use condominium in Denver, Colorado.

  • 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
Nicole R. Ament Shareholder T 303.223.1174
C.J. Chapman Shareholder T 303.223.1243
Bruce A. James Shareholder T 303.223.1167
Rob Kaufmann Shareholder T 303.223.1176
Aaron M. Hyatt Shareholder T 303.223.1107
Alicia Harrison Land Use Planner T 805.882.1442
Patsy Stadelman Price Land Use Planner T 805.882.1424
Bryce H. Beecher Of Counsel T 303.223.1124
Norman Brownstein Shareholder T 303.223.1101
Peter N. Brown Shareholder T 805.882.1401
Steven A. Amerikaner Shareholder T 805.882.1407
Sean M. Bahoshy Shareholder T 303.223.1229
Amy J. Diaz Shareholder T 303.223.1234
Andrew C. Elliott Shareholder T 303.223.1154
Beth Collins-Burgard Shareholder T 805.882.1419
Dustin S. Charapata Associate T 303.223.1236
David A. Curfman Shareholder T 303.223.1169
Diane C. De Felice Shareholder T 310.500.4613
Jennifer Eiteljorg Shareholder T 303.223.1162
Marc C. Diamant Shareholder T 303.223.1132
Steven W. Farber Shareholder T 303.223.1109
Tal Diamant Shareholder T 303.223.1235
Abby L. Kirkbride Associate T 303.223.1161
T. Alexandra Koenig Associate T 303.223.1238
Catherine A. Hildreth Associate T 303.223.1263
Christopher A. Jacobs Shareholder T 805.882.1412
Donald L. Kortz Of Counsel T 303.223.1147
Reid M. Galbraith Associate T 303.223.1239
Arthur K. Griffin Associate T 303.223.1264
Michael Vikram Kapoor Associate T 303.223.1387
Michael W. King Shareholder T 303.223.1130
Philip A. Gosch Shareholder T 303.223.1170
Shane C. Griffin Associate T 303.223.1259
Suzanne R. Kalutkiewicz Consulting Attorney T 303.223.1131
Andrew L. Meyers Shareholder T 303.223.1193
Angela Turriciano Otto Shareholder T 702.464.7064
Blair E. Lichtenfels Shareholder T 303.223.1190
Hirsch L. Neustein Associate T 303.223.1298
Matthew R. Nyberg Shareholder T 303.223.1153
Ron Merrill Consulting Attorney T 303.223.1266
Rebecca L. Miltenberger Shareholder T 702.464.7052
Charles J. Smith Associate T 303.223.1289
Caitlin Quander Associate T 303.223.1233
Elizabeth D. Paulsen Shareholder T 303.223.1187
Hillary H. Steenberge Associate T 805.882.1432
Michael P. Smith Associate T 303.223.1150
Noelle Riccardella Shareholder T 303.223.1204
Robert H. Steinhoff Associate T 303.223.1125
Susan F. Petrovich Shareholder T 805.882.1405
Stephanie So Associate T 303.223.1265
Zachary J. Siegel Associate T 303.223.1155
Ana Lazo Tenzer Shareholder T 303.223.1156
Ashley B. Wingfield Shareholder T 303.223.1218
Bob Weiss Of Counsel T 310.500.4620
Carolynne C. White Shareholder T 303.223.1197
Gregory A. Vallin Shareholder T 303.223.1103
Jacob P. Whitted Associate T 303.223.1209
Rick D. Thomas Associate T 303.223.1212
Sonia Church Vermeys Of Counsel T 702.464.7066
Andi M. Stader Paralegal T 303.223.1398
Heather S. McGraw Paralegal T 303.223.1334
Judith M. Cloutier Paralegal T 303.223.1381
Jean M. Harrison Paralegal T 303.223.1383
Julie A. Graham Paralegal T 303.223.1305
Karen R. Smith Paralegal T 303.223.1390
Kathy L. Oster Paralegal T 303.223.1343
Kathy Golden Paralegal T 303.223.1431
Kimberly A. Mumford Paralegal T 805.882.1478
Kara Kenfield Paralegal T 303.223.1485
Margaret H. Cawthra Paralegal T 303.223.1358
Penny G. Lalonde Paralegal T 303.223.1337
René M. Starry Paralegal T 303.223.1408