A. Thomas Golden

A. Thomas Golden
A. Thomas Golden
Professor of Law
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles;
B.A., Kent State University
Phone: (619) 961-4241

Professor Golden began teaching at TJSL in 1976 as a member of the adjunct faculty. He previously served as in-house counsel at the Whitaker Corporation. He then joined a major San Diego law firm where he worked for four years until starting his own civil litigation practice in 1980. He joined the full-time faculty in 1983 and served as assistant dean from 1986 to 1988.


Professor Golden also served as director of foreign study programs and led legal study groups to Beijing, China, and Cambridge, England. He has taught Comparative Antitrust Law in the school’s foreign study program in Nice, France. He is currently the Director of Graduate Law Degree Programs in American Legal Studies and International Trade. The Thomas Jefferson Student Bar Association Alumnus of the Year award is named in Professor Golden’s honor.


Courses include:

Contracts I & II, Remedies, Law of Democracy, Introduction to the American Legal System for Foreign Lawyers.


Tort Reform, UCSD Institute for Continued Learning, San Diego, CA, May 2005


  • Brazil Program
    July 15, 2013
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  • PILF Auction
    April 8, 2013
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  • Dedication Celebration
    February 8, 2013
    It could well have been the most glorious evening in the history of Thomas Jefferson School of Law, the first event in a joyous three-day celebration...
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    January 4, 2013
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  • Kevin Bergt and Kelly Caputo being sworn in
    December 4, 2012
    This is it.  This is the day so many TJSL alumni have been looking forward to for so long.   This is the day they became licensed attorneys...


Antitrust Law

Civil Litigation

  • Civil Remedies




  • Damages
  • Injunctions


  • Damages
  • Personal Injury
  • Remedies