Charles (Charlie) Leder

Of Counsel
P 303.592.8322 | F 303.839.3838


Drawing on his four decades of legal experience, Charlie Leder represents commercial, multifamily, and residential developers in their efforts to develop, entitle, structure, and finance real estate projects. His experience includes working closely with companies and individuals in the acquisition and disposition of real property, the creation of common interest communities, financing of multifamily projects, leasing of commercial properties, and resolving complicated title problems.

For many years, Charlie has guided clients through all areas of real estate and in the process has worked with business owners, homebuilders, investors and lenders, landlords and tenants, and developers of low-income housing tax credit projects. Throughout, he has advised his real estate clients in structuring corporations, joint ventures, limited liability companies, and partnerships to help them best achieve their goals.



  • University of Denver, 1976 (J.D.)
  • University of Colorado, 1973 (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1976

  • Represented a Colorado homebuilder in the acquisition and development of master-planned communities from the Thompson River Ranch project in Johnstown, Green Valley Ranch in Denver, and Banning Lewis Ranch in Colorado Springs. This representation has included all facets of real estate law, including assisting with entitlements; creating common interest communities; addressing easements and title issues; preparing agreements for the purchase and sale of unimproved land, finished lots, and completed residences; disputes; advising with investors and lenders, and providing general representation of the homebuilder with contractors, homebuilders, and municipalities.
  • Represented a seller of membership interests in a real estate company to a national investor and represented client in purchase of a homebuilding business in the state of Utah.
  • Represented the developers of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit projects in Arvada, Brighton, Colorado Springs, Denver, Fort Collins, and Westminster, Colorado, including recent representation of general partners in acquiring interests of investor limited partners at the end of the 15-year compliance period.

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, Inc.
    • Learning Center, Volunteer, 2004-present
    • Program Committee, Chair;¬†Executive Committee, Member, 2013-2015
    • Board of Directors, 2009-2015

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015-2024
  • Colorado Super Lawyers, 2007, 2011-2019

  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association