Edward N. Barad - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

Edward N. Barad

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 303-223-1108

Edward Barad represents institutional and private equity fund investors in entity structuring and commercial real estate, development, acquisitions, disposition, finance and workout.  He serves as Chairman of Brownstein's Ethics and Opinion Letter Committees and previously served as Chairman of the Firm’s Real Estate Department for 24 years.

Ed is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and served on its Board of Governors.  Additionally, he wrote the original rules of the Colorado Bar Ethics Committee and was the chairman and principal draftsman for the committee that published the Colorado Standards for Mortgage Loan Opinion Letters.  He served on the Joint Committee of the ABA, ACREL and the ACMA in the publication of the "Real Estate Finance Opinion Report of 2012."

Chambers USA (2012) recognizes Mr. Barad as "deeply respected by commentators, who describe him as a 'very straightforward' practitioner who 'doesn't play games.'  He has an exceptional reputation for real estate development work and earns praise as a 'detail-oriented, very knowledgeable' lawyer."  Chambers USA has ranked him in the top 10 real estate lawyers(Band One) in Colorado (2003-2013).  He has been ranked by Super Lawyers as one of the top 50 (2008) and top 100 (2012, 2013) lawyers in Colorado.  He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for each of the last 10 years.

Additional Information


Represented buyer in $500,000,000 acquisition of foreign pension advisor for two downtown Denver high-rise buildings and local counsel opinion for $63,000,000 acquisition loan.

Represented the landowner in land use, financing and disposition of $300,000,000 Gaylord Hotel Conference Center location and bond closing negotiations.

200,000 square foot office lease with Fortune 50 company.

Representation of a real estate investment company in its $285M refinance of an approximately 590 acres hotel and golf course resort property.

Development of the Highpoint 1,800 acre mixed use community adjacent to Denver International Airport. 

Structure and finance of $150M apartment development in San Jose, California. 

University of Colorado School of LawUniversity of ColoradoBS 1969
American Bar Association Colorado Bar Association American College of Real Estate Lawyers ABA Business Law Section Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Office Location

410 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202-4432
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law