Wade Houser



Wade Houser is a partner in the Denver office of Lewis Brisbois, a chair of the Commercial Lending Practice, and co-chair of the Real Estate & Land Use Practice. He is also a member of the Banking & Finance Practice. He is a skilled real estate attorney, experienced in commercial real estate transactions of all types, with an emphasis on commercial lending and leasing. He represents financial institutions, retail businesses, developers and other companies in a wide range of real estate and finance matters.

Mr. Houser’s real estate experience includes representing regional and national commercial banks and lending institutions in real estate and construction loans, loan workouts, foreclosures, and disposition of creditor-owned assets.

Mr. Houser’s leasing practice includes years of experience representing regional and national retail clients in leasing and acquisition transactions. He also has extensive experience in office and industrial leasing and in the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate.

Mr. Houser’s comprehensive real estate experience includes the representation of contractors, owners and financial institutions in connection with construction contracts, mechanic's lien disputes, asset and business acquisitions and sales, and entity formation for commercial real estate and other transactions.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Real Estate & Land Use
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial Lending
  • Financial Restructuring & Loan Workout Practice
  • COVID-19: Financial Restructuring/Workouts/Receiverships
  • Bank Default Response Team

Additional Experience




  • ICSC
  • University of Colorado Real Estate Council

Awards & Honors

Listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2023 & 2024 — Real Estate Law


University of Iowa

Juris Doctor, with distinction

Central College of Iowa

Bachelor of Arts

Foreign Languages