Angela J. Hygh

Angela J. Hygh



With a broad command of real estate and land use law, Angela Hygh guides clients through complicated, controversial deals that span the public and private sectors.

Her experience includes land use, zoning and entitlements, public finance, urban renewal and general real estate work including development, redevelopment, acquisitions, dispositions. Clients rely on Angela’s insights to get through development and entitlement processes, including board of adjustment, planning and zoning, affordable housing, and historic designation processes. She also performs due diligence for all phases of real estate deals, including title and survey, and is experienced in land use litigation, particularly Rule 106 actions. In the area of urban renewal and public finance, some of Angela’s other notable experience includes guiding clients through the process of the creation of urban renewal authorities, negotiation of tax increment finance sharing, and approval of urban renewal plans.

Angela was previously a summer associate with Brownstein and was part of one of two winning teams in the 2017 Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Summer Associate Research Program Memo Competition. While in law school, she was the managing editor of the Denver Law Review, an Academic Achievement Program leader and participant in the Tribal Wills Project. Prior to law school, she worked in various teaching positions abroad.



    Insights & Publications



    • J.D., 2019, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Order of the Coif
    • B.A., 2008, Yale University,  cum laude

    Community Involvement


    Board of Directors, Downtown Colorado, Inc.

    Board of Directors, Range of Motion Project



    Hartje Objective Writing Award for writing performance in Lawyering Process