Katie M. Gray



Katie Gray uses her substantial litigation experience to help clients navigate complex real estate disputes. She focuses on condemnation cases, litigation involving special district financing arrangements and other real estate related matters.

Eminent Domain

Katie has practiced as a Colorado eminent domain attorney since the beginning of her career. She guides landowners through all stages of the condemnation process, from the notice of intent to negotiations and, when necessary, litigation. She assists clients in understanding their constitutional rights when their property is being taken. Because she has worked extensively with appraisers, surveyors, land planners and engineers, Katie can also help clients find the technical experts needed to arrive at a fair valuation of their property. Katie has helped clients achieve favorable outcomes in condemnation trials to juries and commissioners.

Katie also assists condemning entities with their projects, from the planning phase through property acquisition. As a condemnation lawyer who represents both condemnors and property owners, she has unique insights into the process and the objectives of both parties to a condemnation case.

Real Estate Litigation

Katie provides sophisticated counsel to clients during real estate disputes. She focuses on litigation involving metropolitan districts or other special districts and their financing arrangements, homeowners associations, urban renewal authorities, and real estate related contracts.

Personal Interests

Katie spends her free time reading, cycling and enjoying the Colorado sunshine.


Bar Admissions



University of Colorado Law School
J.D. Order of the Coif, University of Colorado Law Review (production editor) (2010)

Arizona State University
B.A. summa cum laude (2003)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Measuring Just Compensation: Top 5 Issues in Eminent Domain Valuation Trials
    Co-author, The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education, 2019
  • Drafting and Issuing Discovery Subpoenas: Colorado
    Co-author, Practical Law, February 2016
  • E-Discovery and Ethics
    Co-author, American Law Institute, American Bar Association, 2014
  • Core Valuation Concepts: Just Compensation, Highest and Best Use, Parent Tract, and Scope of the Project
    Co-author, American Law Institute, American Bar Association, 2014


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020
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