Cole Munson is a results-oriented litigator and partner at WSHB. Cole's practice includes complex and commercial litigation, including construction disputes, contractual disputes, personal injury, products liability and professional liability. He has successfully obtained defense verdicts at trial and arbitration, as well as successfully obtained judgments in favor of his clients on summary judgment.

Cole’s experience includes defending owners, developers, general contractors, board members, and insurers in complex and commercial litigation matters. Before joining the firm, Cole worked with insurance carriers and their insureds on first and third-party matters, which included automobile negligence, insurance coverage, construction defect, professional liability, real estate and subrogation. He also worked for Playboy Enterprises in Beverly Hills, managing the company’s trademark portfolio. On a pro bono basis, Cole currently assists the Volunteers of Legal Services’ Microenterprise Project. In this capacity, he helps small businesses and organizations with intellectual property.



  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law (J.D., 2014)
  • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (L.L.M., 2016)
  • University of Illinois (B.S., 2010)

Licensed to Practice in

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • Arizona


Honors & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants in New York, NY (2024)
  • Named a New York Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2022- 2023)

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