Reid J. Golden is an associate in the Business & Commercial Litigation department at Winthrop & Weinstine. Prior to joining the firm, Reid gained experience at the Minneapolis City Attorney's Office as a Law Clerk in the city’s Criminal Division, where he conducted petty misdemeanor trials and worked on various arraignment calendars. He was also previously a Volunteer Law Clerk at the Minnesota Justice Foundation.
Reid earned his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School, magna cum laude, where he also was awarded Best Oral Argument, volunteered at the Minnesota Justice Law Center and was a member of the Minnesota Law Review, which published one of his works.
Prior to enrolling in law school, he served as a sergeant in the United States Army’s Psychological Operations Command, which included a tour to Baghdad, Iraq in 2004. Following his return from the Middle East, he accepted a post to an international manufacturing company’s Shanghai Representative Office.
He spent 2005-2008 developing business in China, Taiwan, and Thailand, facilitated the construction of a factory near Shanghai, and sourced raw materials for export to the United States. He received his B.S. from Miami University, where he was on the Dean's List and was the Treasurer and Brotherhood Chairman of the Delta Chi fraternity.
U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Indians of Wisconsin Tribal Court
U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Eighth Circuit, 2015