Tim Cole is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Area in the Columbus office

Timothy J. Cole


65 East State Street
Suite 2500
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Primary Practices

Timothy J. Cole is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Area in the Columbus office. His practice focuses on construction, complex business, commercial, class action, and contract litigation. He has significant experience in counseling large commercial clients related to potential litigation, including breach of contract, statutory and regulatory compliance, and general best business practices. Tim also has experience litigating employment discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour cases. He has represented employers before administrative agencies, federal courts, and state courts.

Earlier in his career, Tim was an assistant prosecuting attorney in Montgomery County, Ohio where he successfully prosecuted hundreds of cases, including several jury trial convictions. He also argued in front of the Second District Court of Appeals and Ohio Supreme Court.


Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2022-present

Senior Associate, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, 2013 – 2022

Associate, Beckman, Cherkassky, Dean and Associates, 2012 – 2013

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Montgomery County Prosecutors Office, 2009 – 2012

Judicial Clerk, The Honorable Nick Kuntz, Montgomery County Juvenile Court, 2006 – 2009


  • University of Dayton, J.D., 2008
  • Miami University, B.A., History, Minor Political Science 2004
Community Involvement

Goodman Guild Association, Board of Trustees, 2017 – present


Strong Kids Campaign, Executive Board Member

Awards & Distinctions

The Best Lawyers in America®Commercial Litigation, 2024

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio


U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Ohio