Three Thornton Law Firm Attorneys Named Best Lawyers In America®

By Patricia M. Flannery, Esq.

Published on April 29, 2019

Thornton Law Firm proudly announces that three of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Michael P. Thornton  was selected as a Best Lawyer for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs in Boston, MA. Attorney Thornton, our founder and chairman, has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® since 2006.

Mr. Thornton has also been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Class Actions/Plaintiffs in Boston. The “Lawyer of the Year” award is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. Mr. Thornton previously won the Lawyer of the Year for Class Actions/Plaintiffs in Boston in 2016.

David J. McMorris was selected as a Best Lawyer for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Boston, MA. He has been named to Best Lawyers® since 2008.  Mr. McMorris directs Thornton Law Firm’ health care subrogation and workplace injury practices.

Marilyn T. McGoldrick was selected as a Best Lawyer for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Boston, MA. This is her first year as a Best Lawyer® selection. Attorney McGoldrick directs the firm’s defective drugs and medical devices litigation and heads the firm’s health care subrogation practice along with David McMorris. 

If you need an experienced lawyer, contact Thornton Law Firm, LLP, online today or call (888) 491-9726 to schedule a free consultation.

Three Thornton Law Firm Attorneys Named Best Lawyers In America®

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By Patricia M. Flannery, Esq.

Published on April 30, 2019

Thornton Law Firm proudly announces that three of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

 

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Michael P. Thornton  was selected as a Best Lawyer for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs in Boston, MA. Attorney Thornton, our founder and chairman, has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® since 2006.

Mr. Thornton has also been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Class Actions/Plaintiffs in Boston. The “Lawyer of the Year” award is presented annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. Mr. Thornton previously won the Lawyer of the Year for Class Actions/Plaintiffs in Boston in 2016.

 

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David J. McMorris was selected as a Best Lawyer for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Boston, MA. He has been named to Best Lawyers® since 2008.  Mr. McMorris directs Thornton Law Firm’ health care subrogation and workplace injury practices.

 

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Marilyn T. McGoldrick was selected as a Best Lawyer for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Boston, MA. This is her first year as a Best Lawyer® selection. Attorney McGoldrick directs the firm’s  defective drugs and medical devices litigation and heads the firm’s health care subrogation practice along with David McMorris.

 

If you need an experienced lawyer, contact Thornton Law Firm, LLP, online today or call (888) 491-9726 to schedule a free consultation.

Thornton Law Firm Attorneys Named 2018 “Best Lawyers” In America

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By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq.

Published on September 6, 2017

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 since 2006.

David J. McMorris was selected as a Best Lawyer for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Boston, MA. He has been named to Best Lawyers since 2008.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and they have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

If you need an experienced lawyer, contact Thornton Law Firm, LLP, online today or call (888) 491-9726 to schedule a free consultation.

You can view our profile on Best Lawyers here:  Thornton Law Firm LLP

Michael Thornton Named Boston’s 2016 Class Action Lawyer of the Year

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By: Patricia M. Flannery, Esq.

Published on December 1, 2015

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 represent asbestos poisoned shipyard and construction workers and their family members who had developed mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases. Over the years, the firm has grown to become the largest in New England representing people with cancer and other health problems caused by exposure to toxic materials. Thornton Law Firm has represented more than 20,000 workers and their families and has recovered more than nine billion dollars on behalf of its clients.  The firm is proud to have represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the state’s ground-breaking litigation against the tobacco companies, resulting in a multi-billion dollar recovery for taxpayers.

Michael Thornton and the team of attorneys he has assembled at Thornton Law Firm have also spearheaded significant class actions to recover damages from corporations engaged in corporate misrepresentation and fraud. The Firm has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars lost to financial fraud, representing large pension funds, individual whistleblowers, and others victimized by financial service companies and banks. Thornton Law Firm represents thousands of clients injured by hazardous and unsafe drugs and medical devices, including metal-on-metal hips manufactured by DePuy and Stryker; Invokana; Benicar; defective IVC filters; transvaginal mesh; Actos, and Zofran-related birth defects. The firm’s nationally preeminent birth defect litigation lawyers represent injured children in some of the first birth defect cases of their kind to be brought anywhere in the country. We have the resources and decades of experience necessary to help families devastated by unsafe medications, chemical exposures in the workplace, or toxic substances that contaminate the air or groundwater in their community.

In addition to Mr. Thornton’s individual award, Thornton Law Firm LLP has been awarded a Tier 1 National ranking for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Plaintiffs  by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for the fifth consecutive year. The firm also received a Tier 1 Boston ranking for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action for the seventh straight year, and a Tier 1 Boston ranking for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs for the sixth straight year. In addition, Michael Thornton and David McMorris were named to the 2015 Best Lawyers list. As well as his Lawyer of the Year for Class Actions / Plaintiffs, Michael Thornton was named to the Best Lawyers In America List for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Plaintiffs for the eleventh straight year.  Partner David J. McMorris was named a Best Lawyer in America for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs for the ninth consecutive year.

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers®  is now regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys around the world are eligible to vote, and more than 12 million have voted to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. 6.7 million votes were analyzed for the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. No fee is required or allowed to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their integrity, abilities, and professionalism.

Thornton Law Firm has been at the forefront of serious and complex plaintiff’s personal injury litigation for four decades. Though we litigate many class actions, the firm also continues its long history of representing individuals with personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, catastrophic injury, and worker’s compensation claims. Call 888-491-9726 or tell your story here for your free, confidential consultation with Thornton Law Firm, New England’s leading plaintiffs’ law firm.

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Thornton Law Firm LLP Named “Best Law Firm” for 2015

By Patricia M. Flannery, Esq. 

Published on May 20, 2015

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, two Thornton Law Firm lawyers were named to the 2015 Best Lawyers list.

Michael P. Thornton and David J. McMorris have also been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Edition. Managing partner Michael P. Thornton was named to the Best Lawyers In America List for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Plaintiffs for the 10th straight year. Partner David J. McMorris was named a Best Lawyer in America for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs for the eighth consecutive year.

Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession, is one of the definitive guides to legal excellence. Best Lawyers uses an extensive peer-review survey of leading attorneys on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.  The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

Thornton Law Firm LLP is New England’s leading plaintiff’s law firm. Founded in 1978 by managing partner Michael P. Thornton, the firm specializes in cases of significant injury to individuals and consumers, litigated as individual or class actions in Massachusetts and around the country. On the cutting edge of plaintiff litigation, Thornton Law Firm handles technically difficult and scientifically complex cases. Active for 40 years litigating mesothelioma and asbestos cases, the firm has represented more than 20,000 workers and their families and has recovered more than nine billion dollars on behalf of its clients.

Thornton Law Firm has recovered millions of dollars lost to financial fraud, representing large pension funds, individual whistleblowers, and others fighting to recover monies lost to fraud committed by financial service companies and banks. The firm works relentlessly for its clients and makes corporations, insurance companies, and Wall Street pay for their misdeeds. Thornton Law Firm represents thousands of clients injured by hazardous and unsafe drugs and medical devices, including metal-on-metal hips manufactured by DePuy, Stryker, Biomet and Wright Conserve; transvaginal mesh, Actos, Mirena IUDs, and Zofran-caused birth defects. The firm’s birth defect litigation lawyers have the resources and decades of experience necessary to help families devastated by unsafe medications, chemical exposures in the workplace, or toxic substances that contaminate the air or groundwater in their community.

Thornton Law Firm has been at the forefront of serious and complex plaintiff’s personal injury litigation for four decades. Noteworthy cases include the firm’s representation of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in its groundbreaking lawsuit against the tobacco industry that resulted in an $8 billion settlement, and representing injured children in some of the first birth defect cases of their kind to be brought anywhere in the country. The firm also continues its long history representing individuals with personal injury, products liability, catastrophic injury, and worker’s compensation claims. Call 1-888-491-9726 or tell your story here for your free, confidential consultation with Thornton Law Firm, New England’s leading plaintiffs’ law firm.

Thornton Law Firm Attorneys Named New England’s Best Lawyers

By Patricia M. Flannery, Esq.

Posted on July 15, 2013

Thornton Law Firm is pleased to announce the selection of two of the firm’s attorneys as “New England’s Best Lawyers” for 2013 by New England’s Best Lawyers ®.

Managing partner Michael P. Thornton has been named New England’s Best Lawyer ® in 2013 for the 7th consecutive year. Mike Thornton has also been cited by his peers by Best Lawyers in America ®, and Boston’s Best Lawyers ®.

Partner David McMorris has also been selected for New England’s Best Lawyers list for this year. David is a trial lawyer and directs Thornton Law Firm’s workplace injury practice. David’s trial experience has included several jury verdicts in excess of $1 million dollars in cases involving products liability, construction accidents, toxic exposures, lead poisoning, and asbestos exposure.

Representing plaintiffs exclusively for 40 years, Thornton Law Firm is New England’s largest plaintiff-side law firm. We have a strong reputation for fighting for individuals injured by defective products, toxins, workplace injuries, and fraud. For further information please visit our website or call us on our toll-free number, 888-491-9726.