Thornton Law Firm is proud to announce that Andrew S. Wainwright has been named “Lawyer of the Year” in Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs in Boston as part of The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 edition.

The “Lawyer of the Year” award is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. These lawyers received the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The process is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. The 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® recognizes only the top 5.3% of elite lawyers in the nation across 150 practice areas. For the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 71,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.

Thornton Law Firm is one of the leading law firms handling mesothelioma and asbestos claims in Boston and across the country. The firm was founded in 1978 to protect the rights of mesothelioma patients and their families. For more than 30 years, Andy has devoted his practice to representing over a thousand mesothelioma and asbestos victims. He leads Thornton Law Firm’s mesothelioma and asbestos practice, managing a team of lawyers, paralegals, and support staff. A very successful trial lawyer, he holds two of the highest verdicts in mesothelioma litigation in Boston. In 2017 he tried and won two of the top three jury awards in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Suffolk County juries awarded $7.5 million in Sylvestre v. New England Insulation, and $6.8 million in Ross v. New England Insulation.

Call 888-491-9726 for a free consultation with Thornton Law Firm’s Andrew Wainwright, a recognized leader in mesothelioma and asbestos litigation. You can also contact us online to discuss the details of your case.