James B. Rixey III

Jay is an Associate in the Norfolk office of Vandeventer Black LLP, and concentrates his practice on general corporate matters and commercial transactions.

Jay’s corporate practice includes advising businesses on a variety of organizational and corporate matters, including business formation, preparation and review of operating agreements and other corporate documents, and contract review and negotiation.

Jay’s commercial transactions practice includes experience in the acquisition, development, financing, sale, and leasing of commercial property. Jay represents small and medium sized businesses of all types, including developers, lenders, landlords, and tenants in a variety of commercial real estate transactions.

Jay also routinely advises various local governments and political subdivisions on compliance and public procurement issues. His practice includes the representation of airport authorities, including the negotiation and preparation of contracts, leases, airline use and lease agreements, and fixed base operation agreements. He also has significant experience in advising airport authorities on the use and regulation of unmanned aircraft systems (i.e., drones).

Jay has strong local ties to the area, having grown up in Virginia Beach. He received his B.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a minor in Social & Economic Justice. He received his J.D. from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, and his MBA from the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University.