Managing Attorney: Tom Bolt
Assistant Managing Attorney: Ravinder S. Nagi
Number of shareholders: 2
Number of lawyers: 8
Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish
BoltNagi PC is a full-service business law firm serving local, regional, national and international clients in sectors that include corporate law, financial services, labour and employment, civil litigation, creditor rights, government relations, real estate, tax, trusts and estates. For over a quarter of a century, BoltNagi has built a reputation of working with clients to achieve results through effective solutions on a wide range of legal matters. BoltNagi has a unique client-centered perspective, never satisfied until their goals are fully met, and never sacrificing principles.
Main Areas of Practice:
-Commercial & Business Litigation
-Employment (for Management)
-Environment, Energy & Resources
-Tax, Trusts & Estates
Commercial & Business Litigation:
The firm’s attorneys represent clients in a number of litigation practice areas, including technology, commercial, toxic torts, employment and product liability litigation. Attorneys in the firm’s litigation practice group advise clients concerning such matters as contract disputes, professional liability issues, business and financial fraud.
The firm’s corporate attorneys have handled hundreds of mergers and acquisitions transactions ranging in size from less than $5 million to more than $250 million. Clients include public and privately held companies, private equity groups, management groups and investment banks.
BoltNagi’s corporate tax practice assists clients in responding to the challenges of the current environment by emphasising the development of creative, practical solutions to tax issues. Attorneys in the corporate tax practice are experienced in the various tax benefit programs offered in the US Virgin Islands.
The BoltNagi creditors’ rights practice represents commercial banks, bankruptcy trustees, and receivers. The firm also represents distressed asset purchasers and creditors in the bankruptcy court in the US Virgin Islands.
Employment (for Management):
The firm defends employment-related lawsuits from discrimination cases to NLRB matters, from common law wrongful discharge suits to breach of contract claims. The firm has many years of experience in defending actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Attorneys also work proactively with clients to avoid litigation.
Environment, Energy & Resources:
The environment, energy and resources attorneys represent and advise clients in all areas of environmental law at both the federal and territorial levels with experience representing commercial and industrial clients in a full spectrum of environmental law matters, including air quality, coastal zone management, development and siting, hazardous waste, and wetlands. The firm is also well-positioned to handle the legal challenges associated with efforts to modernise and expand the existing energy infrastructure for both traditional and renewable energy sources.
BoltNagi attorneys provide a wide range of legal services for financial institutions, including territorial and national banks and their holding companies, as well as other bank service organisations. Attorneys in this group provide counsel in the areas of business, business torts, lending liability claims, contract disputes and other areas.
The firm’s attorneys have experience with a range of clients in many areas of lobbying and legislative analysis. The government relations professionals understand how legislative, administrative, regulatory and political processes operate in both the Legislature of the Virgin Islands, as well as executive branch departments and independent instrumentalities of the Government of the Virgin Islands.
As one of the largest, most diversified real estate practices in the Territory, BoltNagi has extensive experience in handling complex real estate transactions. The team advises clients on real estate needs related to land use, planning and zoning, development and construction, acquisitions, dispositions, financing and leasing, hotel and hospitality development, tax advice, joint venture structuring, and real estate-related litigation.
Tax, Trusts & Estates:
The tax and wealth management attorneys advise high net worth individuals, families, and closely held businesses in the growth of their family assets through planning. Additionally, they develop and implement tax strategies to maximise returns and minimise taxes.