Christopher Campbell

Senior Counsel

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Christopher Campbell joined Pless Law Firm in 2023 as Senior Counsel. Based in the Denver office, he specializes in assisting clients with acquisitions, dispositions, equity investments, syndications, fund formation, leasing, capital structuring, financing, 1031 exchange, and tenant-in-common structuring and finance. In his twenty years of practice, Chris has regularly worked with asset management firms, private equity funds, opportunity funds, local and regional owners and operators, investment banks, financial institutions, private lenders, investors, institutional owners, and high net worth investors throughout the country on multifamily, office, hotel, mixed-use, retail and industrial projects.

Chris has also successfully represented landlords and tenants in structuring and negotiating office, industrial and retail leases totaling several million square feet for properties across the country Additionally, he is well-versed in corporate and general contract matters, including structuring real estate investments, syndication, equity fund creation, business entity formation, joint ventures, preferred equity investments, property management issues, as well as the preparation and review of business contracts.

In addition to two decades of legal practice, Chris has been an active investor in real estate for over ten years. He currently owns and operates a private equity real estate investment company of his own, focusing on multifamily and office assets in the Denver area. With his investment company, Chris has led the acquisition and execution of nearly $55 million of multifamily properties comprising approximately 300 apartment units and 18,500 square feet of office space. Chris’s experience as a principal allows him to focus on legal issues that have a real impact on his clients from a business standpoint.

Chris is a deal-oriented attorney with a track record of obtaining excellent results for his clients. With actual business experience in the areas his clients seek counsel, Chris provides an unmatched level of understanding, service, and attention to detail.

Practice Areas

  • Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Finance
  • Investment
  • Leasing

Recent Transactions

  • Represented a private opportunity fund in connection with real property acquisitions and related joint ventures in California, Washington, Nevada and Colorado having an aggregate market value of more than $5 billion to date.
  • Represented a $100 million private equity fund in connection with the acquisition, financing, refinancing, and dispositions of multifamily properties in various states throughout the country including Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Georgia, Ohio, and Florida.
  • Represented a private syndication in the acquisition of fifteen multifamily properties in seven states, over a thirty-day period.
  • Represented an opportunity fund with its financing and disposition of several major flag hotels in New York, California and Tennessee.
  • Represented several banks in the documentation of credit facilities secured by real property, personal property, and accounts receivable.
  • Represented several large-scale institutional property owners (including pension and insurance funds) in connection with the leasing of office and retail space in Orange County, San Francisco County, and Los Angeles County, California.
  • Represented two major CMBS lenders in the documentation of real estate loans secured by real estate assets located throughout the country.


  • J.D., Loyola Law School (2003); Cum Laude; Order of the Coif; St. Thomas Moore Law Honor Society; Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review, Chief Production Editor
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Colorado (1999); Dean’s Honor List


  • Co-author: The Corporate Transparency Act Aims to Remove Business Anonymity (Otten Johnson Alert – July 2022).
  • 25 Years of Commercial Leasing: What a Long, Strange, Cyclical Trip it Has Been, California Real Property Journal, V. 24, No. 3, 2006 (Co-Authored).
  • Fit to Be Tied, How United States v. Microsoft Corp., Incorrectly Changed the Standard for Sherman Act Tying Violations, 22 Loy. L.A. Ent. L. Rev. 583 (2002).


  • Colorado Rising Star, Super Lawyer (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Southern California Rising Star, Super Lawyer (2010)

Bar Admissions

  • State of Colorado (2011)
  • State of Texas (2009)
  • State of California (2003)
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