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Moye White
November 25, 2017

Edward (Ted) D. White


Name Partner Edward D. (Ted) White is a member of Moye White’s Management Committee and Co-Chair of the firm’s Advanced Energy Group.

Ted’s practice focuses on transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, and financings. As a strategic partner, Ted helps clients discern opportunities and make strategic connections that add business value. He has specific experience with private capital funds and takes a leadership role in fund formation and handling portfolio acquisitions and dispositions.

Ted currently serves as Managing Partner for Fahr LLC, an umbrella entity for a prominent investor and philanthropist’s extensive business, policy, political and philanthropic efforts. Ted is also the founder and advisory board chair for 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 author of Business Contracts (Bradford Publishing Co. 2010); Business Contracts: A Guide (Bradford Publishing Co. 2013); Business Contracts: A Guide for Lawyers and Business Owners, 2016 Edition (CBA-CLE).

Ted has a strong record of civic leadership. He is a former Chairman of the Boettcher Foundation, one of the largest privately endowed grant-making organizations in Colorado and former Director of Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Foundation (SASB). He serves as an officer and trustee of many community organizations, including Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEE). 

Ted is a former adjunct professor of law at the University of Colorado School of Law where he designed and taught the popular Business Transactions course. His other teaching efforts include numerous CLE courses.

Prior to joining Moye White, he served as President and Managing Director of the law firm Dufford & Brown, P.C.



Areas of concentration

Business planning
Commercial leasing/lending
Directors' & officers' liability
Mergers & acquisitions
Private capital funds
Real estate
Venture capital

Education and credentials

New York University
  School of Law, J.D.
Yale University, B.A.,
  with distinction
Colorado Real Estate
  Commission, Licensed Broker
Martindale-Hubbell Rating:
  AV® Preeminent™ (highest)

Colorado Super Lawyer
  2006 - 2017

The Best Lawyers in America

Denver Five Star
  Wealth Manager,
  5280 Magazine, 2011 - 2013

Best of the Bar, International
  Law & Finance, 2005
Top Lawyer,
  Law Week Colorado
Denver Business Journal,
  Power Book Winner,
  (Law Category) 2014;
  finalist in 2010 and 2011

Business for the Arts
  Award Finalist 2011

Law Week Colorado "Barrister's
  Best” 2013 and 2014 –
  People’s Choice for Best
  Private Equity Lawyer


Colorado Bar Association:
  Corporate Code and
  Nonprofit Corporation
Denver Bar Association
District of Columbia
  Bar Association
American Arbitration
  Association, National
  Panel of Commercial
Rocky Mountain Institute,
Advanced Energy
  Economy Institute (AEE),
  Board of Directors
Boettcher Foundation,
  Former Board Chairman
International Alliance of
  Law Firms, Former
  Vice President
Denver Biennial of the
  Americas, Former
  Board Chairman
Judi’s House, Founding
  Member of the Board,
  Healing Hands Award
Graland Country Day
  School, Ruth Gorham
  Alumni Award

District of Columbia