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Ted Harrington is an associate at Carrington Coleman and is part of the firm’s Real Estate Group.  He helps lenders, borrowers, purchasers, and sellers in all aspects of commercial real estate. This includes financing, leases, title work, and general structuring. He also performs general corporate work, setting up not for profit corporations and limited liability companies.

Ted graduated cum laude from Carleton College with a B.A. in Political Science, and from the University of Minnesota Law School with a Business Law Concentration. While in law school, he was part of the University of Minnesota’s Business Law Clinic, where he assisted clients in a wide array of transactional matters, including entity formation and reviewing employment agreements.


Represented a North Texas County in its distribution of $150,000,000 of Coronavirus Relief Funds.

Represented a purchaser in the $8,400,000 acquisition of a shopping center.

Represented purchaser in the acquisition of vacant lots, which included construction financing of $13,000,000.

Advised client of transfer-tax implications in assuming a $148,750,000 bridge loan in connection with the acquisition of a $175,000,000 mixed-use commercial property.

Represented borrower in a $3,000,000 loan for a sustainable energy company.

Represented a construction-tech company by redrafting its operating agreement and organizational documents to introduce a class of preferred stock as part of a $3,800,000 capital raise.

Form and strategically structure business entities, including not for profit corporations and limited liability companies.

Honors and Distinctions

Emerging Lawyer Award, 2019


University of Minnesota Law School
J.D., 2017
Dean’s List, Second and Third Year
Managing Editor, Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, 2016-17

Carleton College, Northfield, MN
B.A., Political Science, cum laude, May 2013

Court Admissions

Illinois, 2018

Texas, 2020

Associations and Affiliations

Member, Illinois State Bar Association

Member, Chicago Bar Association

Member, Dallas Bar Association

Speeches and Publications

Author, Texas Lawmakers Pass Three Key Bills Amid Winter Storm Fallout, Carrington Coleman Capital Newsletter, 2021 Issue Three – Legislative Update Issue (August 2021).

Co-Author, American Rescue Plan Act: Impact on Texas Counties and Cities, March 2021.

Co-Author, Treasury’s New Emergency Rental Assistance Program, January 2021.

Co-Author, Texas Department of Emergency Management: “Last Call” Application Deadline, October 2020.

Co-Author, Treasury Simplifies Recordkeeping for Payroll Costs, September 22, 2020.

Co-Author, Treasury Reaffirmed “Per Se Rule,” but Imposed New Limits on How it Applies to Public Safety and Public Health Departments, September 4, 2020.

Guest, Topic: North Texas podcast, Episode 27: Navigating the Coronavirus Relief Fund, August 2020.

Co-Author, Treasury Confirms Coronavirus Relief Fund (“CRF”) Recipients Need Only Minimal Supporting Records to Substantiate Public Safety and Health Payroll Costs for CRF Compliance, August 31, 2020.

Panelist, Navigating the Coronavirus Relief Fund: Practical Advice to Maximize Benefits, Minimize Risks, Carrington Coleman Webinar, August 2020.

Co-Author, Taxation of Virus Relief Grants to Households and Small Businesses, Bloomberg Tax Insight (July 2020).

Author, Oil and Gas Executive Rights – Drilling Down on Your Duty, Carrington Coleman Capital Newsletter, 2020 Issue One (February 2020); Law360 (March 2020).

Co-Author, Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation 2018, Chapter 12, Sports Law (ABA Publication).

Author, 2018 Delaware LLC Act: What Lenders Need to Know.