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Thomas H. Golden
Partner


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New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
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New York, N.Y. 10019-6099, U.S.A.
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Thomas H. Golden is a partner in the Litigation Department of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York. Mr. Golden specializes in media and First Amendment, privacy, employment, and class action litigation. He also has substantial experience in federal and state appellate practice.

Mr. Golden is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Inner-City Scholarship Fund.

Selected Professional and Business Activities
Mr. Golden authored the chapter on United States law in the International Libel & Privacy Handbook (Bloomberg Press 2009).

Selected Significant Matters

Mr. Golden’s significant recent matters include the following:

  • Martinez v. Bloomberg, 2014 BL 9157 (2d Cir. Jan. 14, 2014) (affirming dismissal of employment discrimination claim)

  • James v. Cain, Warden, (24th Judicial District Court, State of Louisiana) (secured exoneration and release, through DNA testing, of a wrongly-convicted man who spent 30 years in prison)

  • RegScan, Inc. v. Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., No. 1:11-CV-01129 (E.D.Va. 2012) (as lead trial counsel, obtained jury verdict for BNA on all claims in breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets)

  • In re: Cablevision Consumer Litigation, (E.D.N.Y. 2012) (dismissing deceptive practices claims in class action litigation)

  • Bloomberg L.P. v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 601 F.3d 143 (2d Cir. 2010) (affirming S.D.N.Y. ruling that Federal Reserve must disclose bank bailout records under Freedom of Information Act), cert. denied, 131 S.Ct. 1674 (2011)
Education
1991, New York University School of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude; Order of the Coif)
1988, College of the Holy Cross, B.A.

Bar Admissions
New Jersey, 1991
New York, 1992

Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 2002
  • United States Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 2008
  • United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 2008
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 2001
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1994
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1993
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1991


Practice Focus
Communications, Media & Privacy
Litigation

Education
  • 1991, New York University School of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude; Order of the Coif)
  • 1988, College of the Holy Cross, B.A.

Bar Admissions
New Jersey, 1991
New York, 1992

Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, 2002
  • United States Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 2008
  • United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, 2008
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 2001
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 1994
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1993
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1991




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