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Anthony S. Cottone


M  804.664.5996

O  804.806.4802


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Anthony (Tony) Cottone represents healthcare clients, including healthcare providers, treatment facilities, healthcare groups and national hospital organizations in civil litigation. Tony’s main focus is on defense of medical malpractice claims, but also has great experience defending clients in various other matters such as Board of Medicine investigations, commercial disputes, employment claims, and general liability.  He has a true passion for courtroom advocacy, which began as a criminal prosecutor.  Since then, he has dedicated his career to represent the interests of medical professionals and healthcare organizations devoted to providing an invaluable service to our communities.

Tony says, “The most valuable piece to what we do is to establish and maintain good partnerships with our clients. I take pride in working closely with our health care professionals to fully analyze a claim and develop a sound and strategic litigation plan.  Only then can we build the best defense and achieve the best possible result for our client.”

Tony is engaged in many professional organizations, including the Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF), and the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA).  He has served in numerous leadership roles with the PLDF and has been an author and presenter with the organization on numerous occasions.  He continues to write and speak on many topics concerning healthcare claims, while remaining engaged and involved in new legal and medical developments impacting the field.

Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Employment Discrimination

  • Commercial Liability

  • General Liability

  • Commercial Litigation


  • New Jersey

  • Pennsylvania

    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Virginia

    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Academic Credentials

  • Widener School Of Law, JD, 2012
    Cum Laude

  • Syracuse University, BS,
    Communication and Rhetorical Studies,
    Political Science, 2005