David L. Kuosman

David Kuosman is a partner at Faegre Baker Daniels in the real estate group. His primary area of practice is commercial real estate, including development, leasing, lending, land use and governmental entitlements, brokerage issues, foreclosures, and purchase and sales transactions.

David has a broad and diverse client base which includes local entrepreneurs and national institutional real estate owners. He is a valued member of his clients' service teams in working as a traditional counselor to provide strategic guidance and practical problem solving counsel.

Specific experience includes:

  • Representation of borrowers and lenders in acquisition and entitlement, construction and permanent loan transactions with local, regional and national lending institutions
  • Substantial experience in all phases of real estate development, including real estate acquisition, land use approvals, development and resale
  • Leasing with significant experience in multi-tenant office lease negotiations as well as retail representation of landlords and tenants in single-tenant "pad", in-line "strip" and "traditional downtown" retail lease negotiations
  • Corporate experience in choice of entity and entity formation matters
  • Representation of landowners, land trusts and governmental entities in more than 70 open space and land conservation transactions
  • Oil, gas and mineral estate transactions and due diligence, including: (i) drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, oil and gas leases, access and pipeline easements, pipeline relocation agreements, and surface use agreements (including directional drilling provisions); (ii) preparing oil, gas and mineral estate owner and lessee title certifications and opinions; and (iii) preparing legal notifications required of surface owners and mineral owners (and lessees) under applicable Colorado statutes

Professional Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association — Ethics Committee (Former Member) and Real Estate Section Committee (Former Member)
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Boulder County Bar Association — Real Estate Section (Former Co-Chair)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • CU Real Estate Council

Services & Industries

  • Manufacturing & Industrials
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Development, Acquisition & Sales
  • Retail Real Estate
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Clean Technology
  • Climate


  • University of Colorado, Boulder
    • M.B.A. (1994)
  • University of Colorado Law School
    • J.D., Law Review, (associate editor) (1994)
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
    • B.S. (1989)

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado

Contact David L. Kuosman

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
1470 Walnut Street
Suite 300
Boulder, Colorado  80302
Phone: (303) 447-7814
Fax: (303) 447-7800


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Colorado

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