James B. Rixey, III

James B. Rixey, III: Attorney with Vandeventer Black LLP
  • Associate at Vandeventer Black LLP (53 Attorneys)
  • 500 World Trade Center, 101 West Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
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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 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.


Virginia Business, “Legal Elite” - Young Lawyer [under 40] (2015)


•Twenty-two Vandeventer Black Attorneys 2016 Legal Elite Finalists
•Congratulations to the Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Virginia Legal Elite
•Rixey Joins Law Offices of Vandeventer Black


•US Supreme Court Overturns Quill
•Federal Aviation Administration Finalizes Rules For Commercial Use Of Drones
•Virginia Becomes First State to Formally Regulate Fantasy Sports
•Virginia’s New Crowdfunding Law
•Prospective Waiver of Lien Rights by Subcontractors & Suppliers
•New Updates to Cobra Notices Include Affordable Care Act Information

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Labor & Employment
  • Local Government
  • Maritime & Admiralty Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Trust & Estate
  • Estate Planning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757.446.8651  Phone
757.446.8670  Fax
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., History; Lundy-Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University, M.B.A.
Law School Attended:
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, J.D.


Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

American Bar Association

Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate

Virginia Bar Association/YMCA Model Judiciary Program, Attorney Advisor

ODU Launch Entrepreneurial Business Start-Up Program, Speaker on Business Entities

Downtown Norfolk Council - Downtown 100

Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce - tHRive Young Professionals

Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard

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