A. Thomas Golden

 
A. Thomas Golden
A. Thomas Golden
Professor of Law, Director International Trade & Investment Law and American Legal Studies
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles;
B.A., Kent State University
Phone: (619) 961-4241

After serving as in-house counsel at the Whitaker Corporation in Los Angeles, Professor Golden began teaching at TJSL in 1976 as a member of the adjunct faculty and has taught every semester since. Over the next seven years, while alternating between adjunct and resident faculty status, he also practiced law with Fredman, Silverberg & Lewis, a San Diego law firm, for four years and then in his own civil litigation practice. He has been a member of the full-time faculty continuously since 1983.

 

In addition to serving as assistant dean for several years, Professor Golden was the law school’s 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 summer foreign study program in Nice, France, and has provided instruction on the American Legal System to numerous groups of visiting Brazilian lawyers in a legal education exchange program operated by the school between semesters from 2011 to 2013. He is the Director of Residential Graduate Law Degree Programs in American Legal Studies and International Trade and teaches the introductory course for foreign students in those programs.
 

Professor Golden volunteers his services for presentations on the law in local elementary, middle, and high schools. 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, Lawyering Skills, Introduction to the American Legal System for Foreign Lawyers.

Presentations

Faculty Representative Speaker, Dedication of Thomas Jefferson School of Law building, Balboa Theater, San Diego, CA (February 8, 2013)

Commencement Address, Thomas Jefferson School of Law graduation ceremony, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA (December 16, 2011)

Keynote Address, Attorney General of Brazil’s (Advogado-Geral da União) Fifth Workshop on Brazilian Federal Advocacy, Convention Center Ulysses Guimaraes, Brasilia, Brazil (September 12, 2011)

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

News

  • 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...
  • Top Attorneys
    July 31, 2012
    The eight Thomas Jefferson School of Law professors named as "Top Attorneys" by the San Diego Daily Transcript in its annual peer voting...
  • WLC 2012 Program
    February 27, 2012
    “Inspiring.”  “Unforgettable.”  “Enlightening.”  “Informative.”  “Amazing...
  • Barristers 2012
    February 13, 2012
    Move over Hollywood! The Student Bar Association at Thomas Jefferson School of Law is your new competition when it comes to producing glitzy and...
  • Professor Golden
    December 1, 2011
    It was a major milestone for Thomas Jefferson School of Law.   And it was a major milestone for Professor Thomas Golden.   Professor Golden...

Expertise

Antitrust Law

Civil Litigation

  • Civil Remedies

Contracts

Equity

Remedies

  • Damages
  • Injunctions

Torts

  • Damages
  • Personal Injury
  • Remedies