The Best Lawyers in America 2021: David McMorris
Thornton Law Firm is pleased to announce that partner David J. McMorris has been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America awards list for the 14th year in a row.
David McMorris, a trial lawyer, heads the firm’s workplace injury and health care subrogation practices. Mr. McMorris is admitted to practice before the New York and Massachusetts bars, as well as to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the United States Circuit Court for the First Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. McMorris is a graduate of the State University of New York, Brockport, and Suffolk University Law School.
He has been recognized as a Best Lawyer since 2008. His trial experience has included several verdicts in excess of $1 million on behalf of his clients in cases involving:
- Products Liability
- Construction Accidents
- Toxic Exposures
- Lead Paint Poisoning
- Asbestos Exposure
Mr. McMorris has also been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer for 15 years. Most recently, has was named a New England’s 2020 Top Rated Lawyer by ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell™. He is a member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum, has been awarded the highest 10 rating by the lawyer evaluation website avvo.com, and is rated “AV,” the highest available rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a highly respected independent legal rating publisher. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Massachusetts Bar Association, and the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. McMorris is appointed by the Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts as plaintiff’s liaison counsel in asbestos litigation and has served in that position since 1993. He has been a guest lecturer on latent occupational disease and complex litigation at Tufts University and Boston University Law School.
Best Lawyers in America employs a peer-review methodology when determining its award recipients. This practice is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading attorneys regarding their colleagues’ professional abilities within geographic regions and practice areas.
For more information about David McMorris’s background and practice areas, please read his biography on our website.
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