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Elizabeth Sharrer

Senior Counsel

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Liz works with owners, lenders, tenants, and investors to successfully structure and close transactions that realize value from their commercial real estate assets.

Strategic Advisor: Liz ‘s extensive experience in complex real estate transactions runs the gamut of office, retail, and multi-use development issues, allowing her to deliver creative, practical, and successful solutions for her clients in every deal.

40 Years’ Experience: Liz offers her commercial real estate clients 40 years’ experience in a complex and constantly evolving field. Liz has served the firm in a number of strategic leadership roles, including as the first Administrative Partner in the firm’s Denver office, head of the Real Estate Practice Group Leader, and as immediate past Firm Chair.


  • Acquisitions and sales 
  • Leasing 
  • Land use and annexation issues 
  • Green building issues 
  • Title matters 
  • Loan documentation 
  • Opinion letters

Client Results

Representative Matters
  • Represents national corporations in connection with the acquisitions, disposition, or restructuring of their real estate holdings
  • Represents national office, apartment, and residential developers in connection with acquisitions and subsequent development


Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions


  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Real Estate, 2009-2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Real Estate Law, 2009-2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America© Lawyer of the Year, Real Estate Law - Denver, 2022
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate, Eminent Practitioner, 2007-2021
  • Inaugural Flex Leader Award, Diversity and Flexibility Alliance, March 2014
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate, Senior Statesperson, 2022

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Denver Women in Real Estate (WIRE), Chair 
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Colorado Chapter, Past President, Board of Trustees 
  • Stanley British Primary School, Past President, Board of Trustees

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