Cameron A. Grant


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Cameron A. Grant


Cameron Grant leads the Firm’s Real Estate Team and is one of the most talented and creative attorneys in real estate and business. Cameron is a powerhouse in land use and real estate transactions requiring complicated structuring, playing to his strength as an innovator and his knowledge of the region. He previously served as the Firm’s Managing Shareholder and now focuses his energy on client representation, team supervision and community involvement.

Cameron’s client work includes representing homebuilders, real estate developers, investors, contractors and owners in connection with the acquisition, development and management of real estate projects, including residential subdivisions, condominiums, master-planned communities, industrial and office buildings. Cameron’s business work involves transactions of all sizes, including joint ventures, business structure and strategy, and general corporate counseling.

Outside the office, Cameron actively supports the health of his community. From his time leading the Longmont Housing Authority to his current role as chair of the Longmont Economic Development Partnership, Cameron takes a hands-on approach to solving the problems of housing and economic development.

An active real estate investor and developer, Cameron participates in and manages projects in the Northern Colorado region. His personal experience in business and development provides hands-on experience and insight that benefit his work for his clients.

Cameron feels fortunate to have established a reputation in the region as a problem solver and creative thinker. His long-lasting and ongoing working relationships with clients and leaders in the region allow him to strategically guide his clients through opportunities and challenges with a solution-oriented focus.


Real Estate
Land Use and Entitlements
Commercial Leasing
Business Transactions
Oil and Gas


Education & Experience

Cameron graduated in 1991 from Colorado College where he received a B.A. degree, majoring in English with an emphasis in vocal music performance. Cameron attended the Aspen Opera Theater Center before deciding upon a career in law. At the University of Colorado School of Law, Cameron authored “Transboundary Air Pollution: Can NAFTA and NAAEC Succeed Where International Law has Failed?” in the Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law and Politics and served as Production Editor for that publication. He graduated in 1995 with his J.D. and then joined the firm of Grant, Bernard, Lyons and Gaddis, P.C., as an associate.

Cameron and Wally Grant formed Grant & Grant (later Grant, Grant & Goiran) in 1997. That firm merged to form Donelson, Ciancio & Grant, P.C. in 2012.

Cameron, Wally, Suzan Fritchel and their long-time paralegal, Maureen Simpson, returned to the firm in 2013.

Representative Matters

Cameron’s clients include individuals, business and real estate owners and land developers. His past projects include:

5,000 Unit Mixed Use Development. Land use and entitlement counsel for Brookfield Residential Communities in relation to 1,200 acre annexation, zoning and development of the Barefoot Lakes master planned community in Firestone, Colorado.

Multi-County Land and Mineral Sale. $55.5M transaction involving the sale of multiple surface and mineral properties throughout Colorado.

Heron Lakes Mixed Use Golf Community (Berthoud). Annexation and entitlement of 600 acre lake front project.

Rocky Mountain Fuel Company Acquisition. Provided legal counsel to buyer through contract, due diligence and closing phases of corporate acquisition.

Prospect New Town, New Urban Community. “America’s Coolest Neighborhood” (Dwell Magazine). Represented developer in all real estate and business matters relating to the project, including creation of community owners’ association, purchase and sale transactions and business and tax planning strategies.

Carma/Bayshore Windy Gap Water Acquisition. Advised international developer/homebuilder in relation to the first public/private partnership structure to acquire Windy Gap water rights which will serve the 5,000 unit Barefoot Lakes project in Firestone, Colorado.

Hospital Development. Represented the Longmont United Hospital in relation to land acquisition, entitlement and ultimate in lease negotiations associated with the Indian Peaks Medical Center in Frederick, Colorado.

Cameron’s current and past clients include:

  • Forestar
  • Brookfield Residential
  • Remington Homes
  • Village Homes
  • Boulder Industrial Supply
  • Carriage Hills Development Company
  • Nite Ize
  • Professors Capital
  • Wonderland Hill Development Company
  • Boulder Industrial Supply
  • Beaver Run Resort
  • Sun Communities
  • Ziggi’s Coffee
  • Hillside Commercial
  • The Rocky Mountain Fuel Company

Organizations & Community Involvement

Cameron is a Northern Colorado native who has devoted time to a variety of community organizations, boards and committees. He is currently serving as Chair of the Longmont Economic Development Partnership.  His current and past involvement includes: 

  • Longmont Economic Development Partnership, Chair 
  • Longmont Housing Authority, past chair 
  • Longmont United Hospital Foundation, board member 
  • Imagine! Foundation, board member 
  • Longmont Council for the Arts, past president 
  • Longmont Community Foundation (Grants Committee) 
  • Denver Bar Association 
  • Boulder County Bar Association 
  • Boulder County Bar Foundation 
  • Colorado Bar Association 


Cameron met his wife, Erika, at CU Law School.  They live in Longmont, where they raised their three sons, Caden, Nicholas and Connor.  Cameron is an avid skier, a novice chef, and an occasional crooner. 

News and Events

December 2022: The Longmont Economic Development Partnership elected Cameron Grant as Chair of the Board. 

July 1, 2016:  Cameron Grant elected as Managing Shareholder of Lyons Gaddis.

June 2016:  The Longmont City Council appoints Cameron Grant as the newest member of the Board of Directors of the Longmont Housing Authority.  Cameron will serve a 5-year term on the Board and be charged with furthering the LHA mission to provide housing and related services to low and moderate income families, elderly and disabled households and to relieve the community of substandard housing.

January 13, 2016:  What to Do After You Win POWERBALL!  Do not deny it.  You have already thought through (at least briefly) what you would do if you won the estimated $1,500,000,000 PowerBall jackpot.  Read More.

October 7, 2015:  Water Woes and Wars Shape Development in Northern Colorado.  It takes more than land and a strong market to create a successful development, at least around here.  In Northern Colorado, water is the key ingredient and that resource is in short supply. Read More

October 1, 2015: Courts Weigh in on Fracking in the West.  Just when you thought you had heard enough about fracking, western courts are getting into the action.  Read More.

June 25, 2014:  Fracking Ban May Lead to Takings Claims. Recently the Denver Post reported that Boulder County could be liable for $1 billion in petro “takings” if local governments adopt and enforce bans on the drilling practice called fracking. Read More.

March 23, 2014:  Do Not Overlook the Real Estate When Buying a Business. Almost invariably, my clients looking to purchase a new business focus on gross revenues, strategies for decreasing costs, expanding customer base, manufacturing processes and other forward-looking elements of the deal.  Rarely do they focus on one of the most basic and often significant factors – the company real estate. Read More.

September 6, 2014:  Mutual Indemnification in Leases. I recently spoke to a group of commercial real estate brokers about the legal aspects of the leasing business. One question that garnered significant attention related to indemnification provisions in lease agreements. Read More.