Thornton Law Firm is a proud corporate sponsor of the Cristo Rey High School Work-Study Program. Loren, a junior at Cristo Rey in Boston, is in her second year interning with us. Legal Assistant Mary Collins, a long-term Thornton Law Firm employee, trains, works with, and mentors Loren closely.… Read More


By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq. Posted on February 12, 2019 Thornton Law Firm is pleased to welcome our newest associate, Madeline Korber. Madeline will represent mesothelioma and asbestos exposure victims, children born with birth defects from parental chemical exposures, securities class actions, and employees with worker’s compensation claims. She is admitted to the Massachusetts and… Read More


Heading Home 2018

  L to R (back row):  Mike Repko, Joan Silvio, Sandi Goodwin, Joyce Murphy, Christine Ringger, Dhespina Poreci L to R (front row):  Joe Souza, Will Nunes, Martha Buckley  (Heading Home), Mary Collins, Jillian Smith (Heading Home)   By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq. Published January 7, 2019 Every year for the holiday season Thornton Law… Read More


Thornton Law Firm LLP is pleased to announce that partner David C . Strouss is the recipient of Lawyer Monthly Magazine’s Lawyer of the Year Award for Environmental Litigation (Toxic) in the USA. David Strouss heads Thornton Law Firm’s birth defect litigation group. He has devoted the majority of his legal career to representing families of children born with catastrophic birth defects from toxic exposures. The parents of the children he represents were exposed to glycol ethers in semiconductor “clean rooms”, pesticides in agriculture, and a variety of chemicals used in manufacturing.… Read More


  By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq. Thornton Law Firm LLP is proud to announce the selection of two of the firm’s attorneys to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America list. Michael P. Thornton was selected as a Best Lawyer for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs in Boston, MA. He has been named to Best Lawyers… Read More


For over 25 years, every December the employees of Thornton Law Firm LLP purchase and wrap hundreds of presents for families and children living in transitional housing provided by Heading Home, a fantastic charity aiming to end homelessness in greater Boston.

Families with children remain the fastest growing segment of the homeless population. There are an estimated 4,100 homeless families Massachusetts alone, including 839+ families who are living in motels.

Heading Home serves nearly 1,600 homeless people in Greater Boston annually. Their clients are both individuals and families spanning all ages, from infancy (and even pre-natal care) to elderly. A typical homeless family consists of a single mother in her 20s with 1-3 children; the majority of their family program participants are young single mothers. People with disabilities are disproportionately homeless; they also provides specific services for individuals with disabilities both directly and via partnerships with housing development corporations. Heading Home also provides its clients with critical services such as life skills, financial literacy, and job training.… Read More


Thornton Law Firm is proud to participate in Cristo Rey High School’s Corporate Work-Study Program. This year we have enjoyed working with and getting to know Pamella Saco, a 15-year old sophomore at Cristo Rey High School in Boston. Pamella has been supervised in her work by paralegal Nadine Solimine and legal assistant Mary Collins, both long-term Thornton Law Firm employees.… Read More


By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq. Thornton Law Firm LLP is pleased to announce that Michael P. Thornton has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®  as the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Class Actions/Plaintiffs in Boston. Nationally recognized as an expert on toxic tort litigation, Mr. Thornton founded Thornton Law Firm in 1978 to… Read More


By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq. Tuesday June 30th was the ninth “Lawyers Have Heart” Road Race and Summer Celebration at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston.  The annual event benefits the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, raising money to build healthier lives free of heart disease and strokes. The Thornton Law… Read More


For the fourth consecutive year, Thornton Law Firm has been awarded a Tier 1 National ranking for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Plaintiffs  by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. The firm also received a Tier 1 Boston ranking for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action for the sixth straight year, and a Tier 1 Boston ranking for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs for the fifth straight year. In addition, three Thornton Law Firm lawyers were named to the 2015 Best Lawyers list.… Read More