Peter C. Schaub

Peter C. Schaub Partner

  • Education
  • LL.M. - Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, 2006
  • J.D., Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2005
  • B.A. - Biology, Western State Colorado University, 1993
  • Admissions
  • Colorado, 2006
  • Experience
  • Professional Associations
  • Seminars Taught, Speaking Engagements
  • Certifications
  • Community Involvement

Peter Schaub is a partner with the firm’s growing Real Estate group, whose practice reaches all corners of Colorado.  He has represented clients in two of the most historic transactions in Boulder County history: W.W. Reynolds Companies portfolio sale and the Sale of Caribou Ranch.  His practice involves many facets of real estate transactional work, including residential and commercial purchase and sale (including all areas of due diligence), 1031 exchanges, commercial leasing, financing, land use, zoning, conservation easements, land development, and oil and gas.  His experience and education in natural resources and environmental law lends itself well to his Real Estate practice.  Peter meets every project with the same attention to detail, always mindful of the client’s interests and ultimate goals. Efficiency, responsiveness, timeliness and a no-nonsense approach to legal issues are the cornerstones of Peter’s approach to his legal work.  Peter represents all types of clients, local and out of state, in a wide range of transactions.  In 2014 and 2015, Peter closed multiple transactions (sales, purchases and financing) for various clients totaling well over $300,000,000.00. 

Peter graduated first in his class (summa cum laude) from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  He then specialized in land use law and policy while receiving his Master of Laws degree (LLM) in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy from the University of Denver – Sturm College of Law. At Cooley, he was an active member of Phi Delta Phi and the American Inns of Court. Peter served as a senior associate editor on the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review, as editor-in-chief for the Cooley Journal of Ethics, and worked as an extern with the Honorable David W. McKeague at the U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan.

Before pursuing a legal career, Peter lived and worked in the mountains surrounding Crested Butte, Colorado.  There he managed various special events (skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking), and worked for CBMR Real Estate, LLC, as a project manager.  While with CBMR Real Estate, he oversaw the entitlement process for Prospect at Mt Crested Butte, and represented the ski resort at public hearings and special work sessions for the final-plan approval the then-proposed South Village Center and North Village developments.  Peter still maintains strong ties with the Crested Butte community.

When not practicing law, Peter enjoys spending time with his three young children and lovely wife. He is an avid cyclist and competitor, coaches youth soccer, and also enjoys telemark skiing and fly fishing.

  • Colorado and Boulder County Bar Associations
  • Anatomy of an Oil and Gas Lease & Probate Issues Related to Oil and Gas Leases – presented to Tax/Estate/Trust Sections, Boulder County Bar Association, January 22, 2014
  • Speaker: “Anatomy of an Oil & Gas Lease." This Presentation is sponsored by the Boulder County Bar Association and will be held at the offices of Bryan Cave HRO, Denver, Colorado, on November 29, 2012.
  • Speaker: “Common Pitfalls in Commercial Leasing,” Presentation to Commercial Broker Group at Cushman & Wakefield, Denver, Colorado, April 2012.
  • Speaker: “Green Issues in Leasing: An Overview of Green Building Ratings; Green Lease Legislation Affecting Landlords and Tenants, Risks/Rewards, Considerations, Incentives, Operating Costs, Tenant Improvements, and Maintenance,” Landlord Tenant Law Seminar, Sterling Education Services, Inc., Ft. Collins, Colorado, February 17, 2011.
  • LEED AP, (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional)
  • Certificate of Specialization in Land Use Law and Policy, LL.M., University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
  • Member Board of Directors for Boulder BCycle
  • Policy Committee member for Flagstaff Academy Charter School, Longmont, Colorado
  • Volunteer Soccer Coach – St. Vrain FC, Longmont, Colorado
  • Former member Board of Directors, Secretary, and Committee Chair, Flagstaff Academy Charter School
  • Former Licensed Official for United Ski and Snow Board Association, Rocky Mt. Ski Race Officials
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