Craig S. Brenneise, Managing Partner

Craig S. BrenneiseCraig Brenneise has a broad based commercial real estate and corporate law practice, which includes the representation of high net worth investors and business owners in all types of real estate and corporate matters. His representative clients include small to medium sized businesses, corporate and real estate investors, physicians, surgeons and contractors.

Craig has extensive experience in all facets of acquisition, disposition and development of real estate projects, including purchase and sale agreements, closing documents, 1031 exchanges, construction contracts, entity formation and loan documentation.  Craig also possesses extensive experience in commercial leasing, including landlord and tenant representation, office, industrial and retail leasing as well as build to suit transactions.

For twenty-eight consecutive years Craig Brenneise has been awarded Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating (“AV”) signifying his adherence to the highest standards of professional ethics and possessing the highest level of professional ability in his areas of practice.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Real Estate





Contact Information


University of Minnesota, B.A. with highest honors
Phi Beta Kappa
Drake University,  J.D.


1980 Iowa
1985 Texas
US District Court
Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa
US Court of Appeals
Eight Circuit and US District Court
Northern District of Texas