Managing Partner

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Mr. Golden is the managing partner of the Chicago Office of Dudley & Lake, LLC. Kevin worked in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office from 1992 to 2000. He was working in the gang crime unit when he left the office and began working for a prominent personal injury firm in Chicago, Illinois. He immediately began trying medical malpractice cases and his results set him apart from his peers. In 2001, he was recognized by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as one of the 40 attorneys under 40 to watch in Illinois. In 2004, DePaul University College of Law recognized Kevin as the School of Law’s Outstanding Young Alumnus.

In April of 2007, Kevin joined the firm of Dudley & Lake, LLC, and he has continued to obtain multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements throughout the state. In September of 2009, Matt Dudley and Kevin obtain a 25-million-dollar medical malpractice verdict in Cook County. In 2011, Kevin obtained a $8 million settlement on behalf of a 20-year-old man who suffered a brain injury while receiving chemotherapy at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. In 2016, Kevin obtained a $3.85 million settlement on behalf of a 26-year-old woman who underwent bariatric surgery and suffered from B1 vitamin deficiency after the procedure. The plaintiff suffers from permanent peripheral neuropathy in her lower limbs.

Besides prosecuting medical malpractice cases, Kevin specializes in nursing home litigation, automobile cases, premise liability cases, 1983 civil right cases, and sexual abuse investigations. Kevin has achieved seven-figure settlements for special needs children who had been sexually abused at school and/or church.

For the past five years Kevin has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Illinois Super Lawyers and Leading Lawyers.


DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois

J.D. – 1992

DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois

B.A. Communications – 1988

Honors: Captain, Varsity basketball team (1987-88)


  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Treasurer/Vice President of the Illinois Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
  • International Society of Barristers, Fellow