Sarah Kellner partners with clients to develop strategies and achieve favorable outcomes in complex real estate litigation and condemnation actions. She has first chaired trials in state and federal courts, as well as in mediation.

In her eminent domain work, Sarah counsels clients and oversees projects and negotiations from inception (including during the planning and engineering phases) through acquisition. She has represented developer and individual landowners, utility and energy companies, companies with nationwide property portfolios and retail centers, among other clients.   


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado


University of Colorado Law School
J.D. (2006)

Wake Forest University
B.A. with honors (2003)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Effective Case Planning: Getting Your Case Off to a Good Start
    ALI-CLE National Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation, Charleston, South Carolina, 2018
  • Takings and Damaging by Flood: Case Selection Advice for Savvy Practitioners
    ALI-CLE National Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation, Charleston, South Carolina, 2018
  • Colorado Eminent Domain Practice
    Faculty, Colorado Bar Association, Denver, Colorado, 2017
  • Litigation Overview: Colorado
    Co-author, Practical Law, April 2016
  • Know When to Hold 'Em, Know When to Fold 'Em – Attorney Fee Recovery in Eminent Domain
    CLE International Eminent Domain Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2016
  • Eminent Domain Legal Update
    International Right of Way Association, Denver, Colorado, 2016
  • Eminent Domain Half-Day CLE
    Program Chair, Colorado Bar Association, Denver, Colorado 2015
  • Appraiser's Rebuttal Expert Reports and Testimony - Effective Use of Appraisal Testimony to Rebut Expert
    CLE International, Denver, Colorado 2015


  • Law Week Colorado —  Barrister's Best: People’s Choice, Best Real Estate Attorney, 2018
  • Faegre Baker Daniels – Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2017
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Baker Benson Pro Bono Award, 2015
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