Theophilus R. Nix, Jr.

Tel 302.252.4453
Fax 302.252.4466

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.

Earlier in his career, Theo managed contracts, procurement, and construction projects for a variety of companies, including a leading national real estate developer and a global construction management corporation. He is the former Executive Director of the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, and served as the construction and contracting attorney for the Boston Housing Authority, one of the nation's largest public housing agencies. Theo's background also includes experience as development and communications director of a nonprofit social and health care services agency serving Latinos and migrant farm workers.

Theo is a former elected member of the Finance & Advisory Committee in the Town of Oak Bluffs, which oversees town budgeting and financial matters. Theo also has experience as an entrepreneur and has started multiple companies from scratch, including a development and construction business that grew to employ more than 45 people, and a drone technology employment, education, and training company.

Community Activities

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