Leah McMorris is a partner at Thornton Law Firm LLP in Boston. Her practice focuses on mesothelioma, toxic exposures, products liability, and catastrophic injury litigation. She has tried several cases in Massachusetts, obtaining significant verdicts and settlements for her clients. A female mesothelioma lawyer, Ms. McMorris represents victims of mesothelioma exposed to asbestos in the workplace, as well as mesothelioma victims exposed to asbestos-contaminated cosmetic talc.
Ms. McMorris earned her Bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University and her Juris Doctor degree from New England School of Law in 2011. She was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 2011 and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in 2013. She has been with the firm since 2005 as a clerk and joined full time as an associate in 2011.
Ms. McMorris was named a Top 40 under 40 Civil Plaintiff Lawyer for 2019 in Massachusetts by The National Trial Lawyers.
Ms. McMorris is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. She teaches yoga sculpt in Boston, enjoys practicing yoga, and is two-time Boston marathon runner.
- Fairfield University
- New England School of Law 2011
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- American Association for Justice
- 2011, Massachusetts
- 2013, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Thornton Law Firm was founded in 1978 by Michael Thornton and two other attorneys doing groundbreaking work for victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Now a leading injury law firm in Massachusetts and one of the largest plaintiff law firms in New England, the firm has 19 attorneys representing thousands of clients in a wide variety of plaintiff-side work.
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