Brandon T. Cole, Partner

Brandon Cole is a partner with the firm.  He is a civil trial lawyer and concentrates his practice in high exposure and catastrophic injury cases, including birth trauma, medical malpractice, and products liability. Brandon has significant experience successfully defending hospitals, doctors, physician groups, nurses, long-term care facilities, surgical centers, and other health care professionals in a wide range of litigation.  He will vigorously defend his clients in any matter and has tried jury trials across Arkansas in federal and state court.

In addition to his work in medical malpractice, Brandon also represents and counsels businesses and individuals on general liability, products liability, premises liability, insurance defense, and other civil litigation matters.

Areas of Practice:
Birth Trauma Defense
Medical Malpractice Defense
Products Liability
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Defense
General Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
Arkansas, 2014
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2015
U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 2015

University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2014 J.D., magna cum laude
Law Review: University of Arkansas Law Review
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, B.S. Business Management, 2009

Honors and Awards:
Listed, Best Lawyers in America as One to Watch, 2024
Listed, Soiree Best Lawyer, 2023

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Defense Research Institute – Member
Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel – Member
American Bar Association – Member
Arkansas Bar Association – Member
Pulaski County Bar Association – Member

Published Works:
Comment, Unjust Enrichment:  A Proposed Arkansas Model Jury Instruction for Claims Based Works on Implied-In-Law Contracts, 66 Ark. L. Rev. 1006 (2014).

While in law school, Brandon worked with Professor Howard Brill to write and revise multiple sections for the Arkansas Law of Damages, including the chapters on medical malpractice, punitive damages, interference with contractual relations, attorney fees, attorney-client contracts, assault, battery, conversion, abuse of process, and unjust enrichment claims.

Brandon has represented hospitals, doctors, and their practices in a wide range of specialties, including neurosurgery, obstetrics, anesthesiology, orthopedic surgery, emergency room medicine, oncology, general surgery, radiology, neuroradiology, pediatrics, and hyperbaric medicine.