Gretchen Miller Busch helps clients achieve business objectives in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis on national corporate real estate services. Gretchen and her team have completed real estate transactions in all 50 states.

Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Counsel

She advises large regional and national corporate users of commercial and industrial real estate on the management of their real estate portfolios. Gretchen represents clients in lease negotiations, acquisition of new land and buildings for business expansion or relocation, divestment transactions, sale-leaseback transactions, and integration of assets and properties acquired through merger and acquisition transactions.

Project Management Experience

With more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Gretchen combines the delivery of sophisticated legal services with cutting-edge project management practices. By using alternative fee arrangements in a variety of transactional matters, Gretchen partners with her clients to achieve their business goals while maintaining cost predictability.

Firm Leadership

Gretchen serves on Faegre Drinker's board. She is the former co-leader of the firm's national food and agribusiness industry team, and has over 15 years’ experience representing leading companies in these industries across the nation.

Related Industries


Bar Admissions



University of Denver Sturm College of Law
J.D. (1997)

University of Michigan
B.A. (1994)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • We’re All In This Together: Innovative Ways to Partner With Your Outside Counsel to Achieve Better Results, Enhance Your Team's Skills and Reduce Outside Counsel Costs 
    National Association of Women Lawyers General Counsel Institute, New York, November, 2017
  • 2016 Food & Agriculture National Conference
    Host, Faegre Baker Daniels, Indianapolis, May 2016
  • Food Defense: An Examination of the Critical Elements Required to Protect Our Food Supply
    Moderator, Food & Agriculture National Conference, Faegre Baker Daniels, Minneapolis, May 2014

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado — Former Trustee
  • Women in Agribusiness — National Advisory Board Member

Firm Leadership

  • Board Member
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