Ellinger & Carr is 4 years old . . . and growing

Ellinger & Carr PLLC TeamEllinger Carr is a business law and commercial real estate law firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Ellinger Carr lawyers are experienced and knowledgeable counselors, transaction specialists and business problem solvers, admitted to practice in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana and New York.

Founded four years ago, on October 1, 2008, Ellinger Carr was initially a two-lawyer firm.  Despite the economic difficulties and downturn of the Great Recession, the firm has thrived and continued to build on its reputation for making complex transactions simple and executing multi-million dollar equity and debt financings in a sophisticated and cost-effective manner.

“Since opening the doors four years ago, our business has grown, and we have added to our firm in order to keep pace with our clients and our clients’ expectations of smart, responsive and high quality legal services,” Susan Ellinger, the woman-owned firm’s founder said. “We have been honored to add very talented lawyers with broad corporate and governmental experience to complement our business law and our affordable housing and community development practice areas.”

Heather D. McDowellHeather McDowell, a native of New Jersey, joined Ellinger Carr in 2010.  Heather is a graduate of Tulane Law School and practiced in New Orleans early in her legal career, in the office of the Mayor of New Orleans, and a major part of her work was the recovery of New Orleans after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.   As an associate with our firm she continues to counsel and execute transactions in Louisiana and advising and assisting with other sophisticated commercial transactions in the Carolinas and elsewhere in the Southeast and the Southwest.  [Link to bio]

Jennifer Lewis OxfordJennifer Lewis Oxford joined Ellinger Carr in March 2012.  A native of Durham, Jennifer is a 2011 graduate with distinction of Emory Law School in Atlanta.  Jennifer also holds a Bachelor’s of Science in civil engineering from the University of Virginia, where she graduated with distinction, and a Master’s of Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before entering law school, she worked as an engineer and urban planner in the Research Triangle area in North Carolina.  Jennifer assists with the firm’s affordable housing and community development and commercial lending practice, and also with the firm’s commercial litigation, planned community and homeowners’ association legal matters.   [Link to bio]