Anthony Cole’s legal practice focuses on insurance coverage issues and disputes, contract and policy drafting, insurance regulatory issues, and privacy law. He also acts as litigation counsel in the areas of professional errors and omissions (including engineers, real estate agents, financial services professionals, and insurance brokers), directors’ and officers’ liability, defamation, construction disputes, product liability, and contract disputes. Additionally, he has worked in the intellectual property field, litigating matters involving trademarks, copyrights, and patents. Anthony has appeared on motions, trials, and appeals before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Federal Court of Canada.
Anthony was one of only two Canadian lawyers listed in the Rising Stars Expert Guide for insurance law in 2015 and 2017 based on peer and client reviews. He was also awarded Top Tier in Insurance Law in the Corporate Livewire 2015 and 2016 Legal Awards, and Excellence in Insurance Law – Canada in the Corporate Insider 2017 and 2018 Legal Awards. In addition, he was elected National Secretary of the Canadian Bar Association’s Insurance Law Section for 2010. Anthony obtained his Math and English honours degree from Trent University in 1996, and graduated with the highest academic standing in the university, winning the Governor-General’s Award. He was awarded a scholarship from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and graduated as a Juris Doctor in 1999.
Anthony has published papers in the Canadian Litigation Counsellor and the International Law Office Newsletter, and delivered numerous seminars for clients and fellow professionals on a variety of legal topics.
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