Theophilus R. Nix, Jr.


Theophilus R. Nix, Jr., focuses his legal practice on commercial matters and business transactions, including contract drafting and negotiation, with specific concentration in construction, engineering, and design matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Theo served as in-house counsel for DuPont, a global, Fortune 100, scientific, chemical, and specialty products corporation with locations in 70 countries. In that role, he provided legal and business advice and handled complex negotiations for DuPont's Operations, Materials and Services division, a multibillion-dollar-yearly operation that encompassed construction, engineering, and architectural procurement and management services, as well as real estate and facilities contracting and management.

Professional Highlights

Board Memberships & Community Service

Former member (elected), Town of Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, Finance Committee

Former Executive Director, Dukes County (Massachusetts) Housing Authority

YMCA, board member and former chair



Howard University School of Law (J.D.)

Ithaca College (B.F.A.)


Not admitted to practice in Delaware