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John P. Golden

Partner – Miami

John Golden specializes in insurance coverage and insurance defense, with a focus on complex litigation pending in state and federal courts in Florida and the United States Virgin Islands. A significant portion of his work dedicated defending clients against catastrophic personal injury claims, professional liability claims, product liability claims, and various business disputes. In this role, John has handled all aspects of the litigation process as lead attorney, including, but not limited to, depositions, motion practice, mediation, and oral arguments. John has also gained jury and bench trial experience as well as appellate experience.

Additionally, John’s practice involves providing insurance coverage advice and representation for domestic and international insurers. He has pursued declaratory judgment actions and defended insurers in breach of contract and bad faith actions.

John received his Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2014. Notably, as a law student, John gained experience as a legal intern for the Association of Operations Management. He also interned at a major national law firm in Chicago, where he gained valuable experience in intellectual property, employment, and labor law. While in school, John received a CALI book award in Civil Procedure and went on to become a teaching assistant on the topic. He also served as the submissions editor for the Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2014
    • Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property, Submissions Editor
  • University of Florida, B.A., 2011

State Bars
State Bar of Florida
U.S. Virgin Islands

Appellate Courts
United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit

District Courts
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
United State District Court for the U.S. Virgin Islands

Successfully defended and argued against plaintiff’s post-trial motion challenging the constitutionality of cap of non-economic damages provided in Fla. Stat. § 766.209 on behalf of a Florida hospital.

Counseled technology startup on issues such as equity agreements, intellectual property, incorporation papers, and liability policies and procedures.

Represented and defended physicians, nurses, and hospitals in medical malpractice cases.

Successfully prepared and prosecuted trademark application at the United States Patent and Trademark Office on behalf of technology startup.

Assisted in defense of corporate clients in various labor and employment matters including matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.