About Us

Ellinger & Carr PLLCThe founders of Ellinger & Carr, PLLC have been providing legal services to individuals, businesses, nonprofits, housing authorities, and communities throughout North and South Carolina, and negotiating and closing complex commercial transactions on the East Coast, in the Gulf Coast and Florida, and across the United States with combined experience of more than 50 years.

Our woman-owned law firm is small but effective and experienced. We bring the experience and sophistication of the big law firm and corporate law department with a sensitivity for client demands for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, prompt communications and responsiveness, predictability and good results.

We focus our client services on community development, affordable housing, historic rehabilitation, tax credit transactions, municipal bonds and bond financing, commercial lending and banking and commercial real estate development, and a broad variety of legal services for start-up and established businesses and nonprofit organizations, including business and corporate formation, corporate governance and regulatory compliance, corporate finance and securities, employment law and intellectual property matters, and business litigation.

Ellinger Carr lawyers have expertise in subsidized housing, community development, HOME loan finance and regulation, HUD loans, Federal Home Loan Bank financing, municipal bond financing and other state and federal financing sources of affordable housing, community development and historic rehabilitation. One of the lawyers has substantial experience in energy regulation and other regulatory law, and more than 25 years of practice in business and corporate law and commercial transactions, including new business development, start-ups, employment law, intellectual property matters and business disputes and litigation.

Ellinger Carr brings a depth and breadth of experience in a variety of practice areas to cost-effectively serve the legal needs of individuals, businesses and communities here in the Carolinas and across the Southeast. Our lawyers also have developed a substantial network and relationships with lawyers and law firms across the United States who serve as our local counsel in our out-of-state transactions, and for whom we serve as local counsel in transactions and legal matters in the Carolinas.

About you, and your next steps . . .

You have an idea, a project, a partner. You are ready to move ahead to purchase the business, to make the investment in the new venture, to negotiate the shareholder agreement with your partners, to close the loan. You want the contract, the deal documents, to be worded just as you intended, to achieve your objectives, and to accomplish your plan.
You are ready for the next steps. And you want legal counsel and advisors who know what those next steps are, and who can guide you to get the job done. Thoughtfully. Effectively. Diligently. Responsively.
We are ready for your next steps. We are business lawyers who have the experience of hundreds of transactions, simple and complex. The knowledge gained from years of negotiations, strategic planning, risk analysis and mitigation, and advocacy. The confidence borne of proven results and successful execution of business plans and project developments.

Let’s move ahead together with your next steps . . .