“Aggressive and effective advocacy isn’t about who can shout the loudest, it is a matter of preparation, persistence, and creative problem solving. It involves adopting the approach best suited to obtaining a positive outcome.”

Cole Hoyt is a health care litigator with a long-held interest in health care and a passion for transforming the law and facts of a case into compelling arguments and narratives. 

Working on a diverse range of health care disputes, Cole has significant experience with all pre-trial aspects of litigation, including depositions of medical experts in complex, high-value cases. Cole’s creativity, collaborative spirit, and commitment to professionalism are defining characteristics of how he practices law.  

Cole gained valuable insights about managing business and litigation risks and working with outside counsel during legal clerkships at the in-house legal departments of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and William Morris Endeavor (WME). Before joining Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, Cole worked as an attorney at a California litigation firm focusing exclusively on medical malpractice matters. He has also volunteered for the Medical-Legal Partnership at VCU Health System in Richmond, Virginia. 

In law school, Cole was a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution team and a fellow at the William & Mary Center for the Study of Law and Markets. His student note, “Before Disaster Strikes: Preparing America To Be Disaster Resilient,” was published in the William & Mary Environmental Law & Policy Review.