In addition to a solid grounding in commercial and corporate law, RJV has specific expertise in the laws, regulations and business practices that are unique to American Samoa. This expertise is often essential for ensuring smooth and successful business transactions and operations in American Samoa.

RJV can handle the common and uncommon legal needs of business clients, including company formation and business licensing, permitting, government relations, employment and immigration law, government and private land leases, lending and finance, insurance, etc.

If legal matters require litigation, RJV has experienced litigators to represent clients in the courtroom, as plaintiffs or as defendants.

RJV has specialized expertise in Maritime and Admiralty law, which is valuable to our clients involved in the tuna industry, as well as importers, exporters, and insurers of commercial vessels.

RJV also has specialized expertise in banking, insurance, international trade, and telecommunications.

In response to client requests, RJV has a collections department to aid clients with accounts receivable problems.

  • Civil and Maritime Litigation
  • Admiralty & Maritime
  • Insurance and Insurance Regulation
  • Corporate Formation & Business Licensing
  • Corporate Governance
  • Government Relations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Trademarks and Trade Name Registration
  • Labor & Employment
  • Finance
  • Real Estate, Land Use & Development
  • Communications
  • Banking and Bank Regulation
  • Debt Collection