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


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