Senior Counsel

Cathleen Golden has practiced in Orange County, California since 1997. Her practice emphasizes general civil litigation matters including business disputes, real estate disputes, and construction defect litigation. In the Orange County office of Kasdan Simonds, et al. from 1997 to 2006, she represented homeowners in tract developments against the developers, general contractors and subcontractors for various defects, most notably concrete deficiencies.

In 2006, she joined Outwater & Pinckes, LLP. Ms. Golden continues to successfully handle cases involving fraud, breach of contract, tortious interference, shareholder and partnership disputes, business dissolution, real estate litigation (lease disputes, unlawful detainer, quiet title, trespass, and nuisance), and construction defect litigation.



  • J.D., University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 1997

  • B.S., San Diego State University – Criminal Justice, 1993


Admitted to practice: State of California and United States District Court, Central and Southern Districts of California.

Committees and Memberships

  • State Bar of California

  • Orange County Bar Association

Personal Background

Ms. Golden is an Orange County native. She lives in Laguna Niguel with her daughter, Caitlyn.