J. Nash Davis

Senior Attorney

“The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”

John D. Rockefeller Jr. 

Attorney Davis joined BoltNagi’s Real Estate and Financial Services Practice Group  in 2016 which he now chairs.  He also serves as a member of the Corporate, Tax and Estate Planning  and Creditors Rights Practice Groups at the firm. His practice focuses on the areas of commercial and residential real estate acquisitions and sales, real property development and finance, real property title law, creditor rights in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, commercial law, corporate law and estate planning.

Prior to joining BoltNagi, Nash worked in the litigation and appeals division of a premier, plaintiff-based foreclosure firm in Boca Raton, Florida. He represented local and international financial institutions, including Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Fifth Third Bank, Ocwen Financial Corporation and Wells Fargo, among others.

Prior to his legal career, Attorney Davis  worked as a senior accountant for various Fortune 500 companies.

He is a member of the American Bar Association and its Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and Business Law Sections.

His experience includes:

    • Closed a $75 million loan issued by a Suisse lender for the acquisition of a  business air fleet;
    • Facilitated the sale of large off-shore cay for the purposes of developing a private island resort;
    • Served as counsel to large, nationally-branded hotel conglomerates handling various matters including drafting opinions of counsel;; drafting, negotiating and reviewing various agreements with third party vendors and suppliers; representation before the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority on applications and certificates; and the negotiation and review of various documents relative to the sale of the resort in 2019;
    • Facilitated the closing and title related matters for the acquisition of a 25million-dollar self-storage facility;
    • Facilitated the acquisition of various car dealerships including Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Jeep and Toyota;
    • Serves as counsel to a large commercial lending institute within the territory which entails the drafting of various complex loan and related security documents; facilitating the closing of multimillion-dollar loan facilities for construction, development, acquisition and refinancing of commercial and residential properties;
    • Successfully negotiated tax assessment reductions and waivers with the Virgin Islands Office of the Tax Assessor resulting in substantial tax savings for numerous clients;
    • Handled hundreds of commercial and residential real estate closings on behalf of various sellers, purchasers, investors and lenders;
    • Formed and tailored various commercial entities specific to the needs of a multitude of clients, including the formation of corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, foreign and tax exempt companies;
    • Drafted estate planning documents for both large and small estates, including revocable and irrevocable trust agreements, non-traditional trust structures, wills, pour–over wills, health care directives and so forth.

Nash currently serves as a member of the U.S. Virgin Islands Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights.

Nash was presented with an honorary award for exceptional pro bono service wherein he provided over 250 hours in free legal aid to members of his community.

In addition to his notable pro bono services, Nash serves as a coach to U.S. Virgin Islands High School Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Virgin Islands Bar Association.

Clients continually commend Nash for his experience, diligence and attentiveness to detail, together with their needs and objectives. As a result, many of his previous clients continue to make him their attorney-of-choice for their future legal concerns.


St. Thomas University School of Law – J.D.
University of Miami – Business Administration, Finance B.A.

Bar Admissions

    • U.S. Virgin Islands
    • Florida