Johnathan Bolton’s practice centers on business law, commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters involving finance, real estate, insurance, foreclosures, loan workouts and insolvency. He is admitted to practice law in Hawaii, New York and Texas (inactive) and is admitted as a solicitor by the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
During law school, Johnathan served as an Assistant Managing Editor of the Baylor Law Review and was a member of the Order of Barristers. Following graduation from law school, Johnathan practiced law with Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now Norton Rose Fulbright) in Houston, Texas for over a decade before joining Goodsill.
Johnathan is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification and holds a Certificate of Specialization in Business Bankruptcy Law from the Supreme Court of Hawai‘i. The Supreme Court of Hawai‘i grants Hawai‘i certification only to lawyers in good standing who have successfully completed a specialty program accredited by the American Bar Association. He also currently serves as a Director of the Hawaii Bankruptcy Bar Association (HBBA).
Johnathan has published articles in many leading bankruptcy, insolvency and creditors' rights publications, including the ABI Journal, the TMA Journal of Corporate Renewal, and INSOL World. He is a co-author of the 2013 Hawaii Bankruptcy and Collections Law Manual and the author of the Bankruptcy Appeals chapter in the Hawaii State Bar Association’s 2013 Federal Appellate Practice Manual. He frequently writes and speaks on the topics of business bankruptcy and collections law.
Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy; Litigation - Commercial; Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)