Attorneys – Ravinder S. Nagi

Ravinder S. Nagi – Asst. Managing Attorney/Shareholder

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”

– Plato

Ravinder S. Nagi is a shareholder and the firm’s Assistant Managing Attorney. He serves as chair of the firm’s Litigation Department and the Labor and Employment Practice Group. Over the last ten years he has represented private and public companies in numerous industries, including multi-national franchises, hotels, banks, financial service corporations, insurance companies, luxury retailers, restaurant chains, and auto dealerships.

Attorney Nagi focuses his practice on complex civil litigation and labor and employment law and specifically concentrates on representing management in labor and employment matters. His practice encompasses all areas of employment and labor law, including: drafting employment contracts, employee handbooks, personnel policies, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, arbitration agreements, defending wrongful termination (VI Wrongful Discharge Act)claims, plant closings, Title VII discrimination suits, sexual harassment, whistleblowing, union avoidance practices, union campaigns and election petitions, NLRB unfair labor practices (ULP) charges, and negotiating collective bargaining agreements (CBA). Attorney Nagi has extensive experience defending wrongful discharge and wage claims at the VI Dept. of Labor, Title VII actions before the EEOC, ULP charges before the NLRB, and dealing with various local and nationally-based unions including the Virgin Islands Workers Union (VIWU), Our Virgin Islands Labor Union (OVILU), and the United Steelworkers- AFL-CIO-CLC (USW). Attorney Nagi works extensively with local businesses and merchants on their employment and general civil litigation issues.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Fortune 100 Insurance Company in Declaratory Judgment Action against policy holder for Insurance Fraud
  • Represented Multi-national Warehouse chain in tobacco and sports-drink class actions and wrongful discharge claims
  • Represented Nationally-based resort chain in wage and hour and wrongful termination cases
  • Represented Nationally-based resort chain in collective bargaining negotiations with labor union
  • Represented Multi-national fast-food franchise chain in labor negotiations, election campaigns, and NLRB unfair labor practices charges
  •  Defended financial services corporation in employment discrimination case
  • Defended hotel resort in Securities Act violation claim
  • Represented constructively discharged employee in sexual harassment lawsuit against Multi-National luxury goods retailer
  • Represented Multi-National fitness-gym parent company in trademark infringement and holdover franchisee case
  • Appellate work before the VI District Court Appellate Division and US Third Circuit Court of Appeals

2002-2005
LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF HAWAII
Honolulu, Hawaii
Associate Attorney, Housing Unit Head

2001-2002
SHOKER AND LADVA
San Francisco, California
Law Clerk

2000-2001
BAUGHMAN & WANG LLC
San Francisco, California
Law Clerk

2000
TEKER, CIVILLE, TORRES, CALVO, & TANG, PLLC
Agana, Guam
Law Clerk