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Jean A. Harrington

321 South Main Street, Suite 400 Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Firm: Duffy & Sweeney, LTD
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Duffy & Sweeney, LTD

Years In Practice

Phone Number (401) 455-0700

A partner at Duffy & Sweeney, Jean Harrington is an integral member of the corporate team with special expertise in mergers and acquisitions, representing sophisticated private investment funds, multi-national corporations and other market participants in their most challenging transactional matters. She is known for engineering creative resolutions which unite divergent parties and bring complex deals to fruition.


  • Represented a software development and services provider for commercial and industrial environments in the 2014 sale of substantially all of its assets in a transaction that included sophisticated tax planning and carryover investment in the new entity by management.
  • Represented a real estate project development and management company in its acquisition of a Newport-based yachting and entertainment venue in 2014. The eight-figure transaction involved a private placement of equity under Rule 506 of Regulation D of the securities laws as well as traditional bank financing.
  • Represented a Netherlands-based wind turbine manufacturer in establishing US operations and the development of wind turbine installations throughout the United States.
  • Represented a real estate developer in the acquisition and financing of a large scale commercial residential mill project and related equity, bank and tax credit financing.
  • Represented a private equity fund in the formation of two multi-million dollar REOC investment funds and negotiated the investment therein by several large pension funds.
  • Represented a Rhode Island manufacturing company in the sale of substantially all of its assets to an international publically traded strategic buyer for in excess of $60 million.
  • Represented several manufacturing companies in multi-million dollar transactions involving the sale of their businesses with a roll-over investment component to large private equity firms.
What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Lawyer of the Year recognition for Jean A. Harrington
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Providence (2022)
Contact Details and Office Locations
321 South Main Street, Suite 400
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
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