Edward D. White - Moye White LLP

Edward D. White

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 303-292-7933

Edward (Ted) D. White is a ‘name’ partner and a member of Moye White’s Management Committee.

Ted combines his extensive knowledge of commercial and investment markets to help clients purchase and sell companies, make strategic investments, arrange financing, and operate profitably. As a strategic partner, Ted helps clients discern opportunities and make strategic connections that add value to their business. He leads his clients to match their legal structure with business goals and navigate the complexities of growing their business.

Ted’s legal practice focuses on representing companies, lenders, and funds in complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, and financings in the United States and internationally. Ted provides in-depth advice to large and small businesses regarding all aspects of the operation of a business, from the selection and formation of the most appropriate entity for the business to the negotiation and drafting of the many different agreements necessary to conduct business. He also provides legal representation to clients involved in commercial and industrial real estate ventures.

He has specific experience with private capital funds and takes a leadership role in fund formation, offering document preparation, resolution of tax and securities issues, and handling fund portfolio financings and acquisitions on a domestic and international scale.

Ted is the founder and managing member of Estabrook Funds, a fund of global, multi-strategy absolute return hedge funds, one of the first of its kind in the United States.

Ted is an arbitrator for complex commercial disputes through the American Arbitration Association. He has resolved dozens of commercial claims relative to matters such as loans, securities fraud, mergers and acquisitions, professional sports contracts, and other complex business issues.

He is the author of the book, “Colorado Business Contracts: A Guide for Lawyers and Business Owners,” which was published in 2010.

He has a strong record of civic leadership. He is Chairman of the Boettcher Foundation, one of the largest privately endowed grant-making organizations in Colorado. He has served as an officer and trustee of many community organizations, currently including: The Anne Waring Maer Charitable Fund, Kent Denver School, Schlegel White Foundation, the Judith Ann Griese Foundation and the Denver Biennial of the Americas.

Ted has been recognized as a leader in his field by many organizations and publications, including Best Lawyers in America, Colorado Super Lawyers, Denver Business Journal Power Book and as a Top Lawyer in Law Week Colorado. He was awarded “Best of Bar in International Trade and Finance” by the Denver Business Journal.

Yale UniversityBA 1980New York University School of LawJ.D. 1984

Client Comments

"Ted White is certainly one of the preeminent lawyers in the city of Denver. His skills as an attorney build great confidence, and his leadership is clearly seen in the first class firm he has built at Moye/White."

-Jeff Puckett
US Aero, LLC

Office Location

16 Market Square, Sixth Floor
1400 Sixteenth Street
Denver, CO 80202-1486
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law (Acquisition Finance, Banking, Closely-Held Businesses, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Family Businesses, General Corporate, International, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership and Limited Liability, Private Equity, Private Funds, Transactions)
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law