Sarah Rockwell

Sarah Rockwell’s practice emphasizes land use, real estate, and public sector negotiations. Sarah has practiced in both Colorado and California and has represented both public and private sector clients in land use, real estate, entitlement, and municipal law issues associated with small and large-scale development projects, including transit-oriented development projects, airports and residential, industrial, and commercial development projects.

Sarah currently advises clients on real estate and land use issues associated with transit-oriented development projects. She has prepared, negotiated, and implemented agreements related to a variety of public/private sector development projects. Sarah also has advised several airport clients on land use compatibility issues associated with land adjacent to the airports and has counseled both public and private entities on the preparation of habitat conservation plans under the federal Endangered Species Act and other endangered species issues. She also has served as an expert witness in arbitration and court proceedings involving land use issues.

Areas of Practice


  • J.D., Boston University, 1985
  • Master’s in City Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985
  • B.A., Stanford University, 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • California

Contact Sarah Rockwell

Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP
1675 Broadway
Suite 2300
Denver, Colorado  80202
Phone: (303) 825-7000
Fax: (303) 825-7005


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California
  • Colorado

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