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David McMorris

David McMorris

Thornton Law Firm LLP
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Construction Law, Insurance Claims ...
  • Massachusetts, New York
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Biography

Mr. McMorris is a trial lawyer and directs Thornton Law Firm’ workplace injury and health care subrogation practices. He is a member of the Massachusetts and New York bars and the American Association for Justice. Mr. McMorris’ trial experience has included several jury verdicts in excess of $1 million dollars in cases involving products liability, construction accidents, toxic exposures, lead paint poisoning, and asbestos exposure. Mr. McMorris is appointed by the federal district court to serve as plaintiff’s liaison counsel in asbestos litigation, and has served in that positions since 1993. He was appointed by the Superior Court of Massachusetts as plaintiff's liaison counsel in asbestos litigation from 1993-2017. He is a graduate of the State University of New York, Brockport and of Suffolk University Law School. He has been a guest lecturer on latent occupational disease and complex litigation at Tufts University and Boston University Law School. Mr. McMorris has been named in Best Lawyers in America for many years, as well as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer, and as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum, has been awarded the highest 10 rating by the lawyer evaluation website avvo.com, and is rated “AV,” the highest available rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a highly respected independent legal rating publisher.

Education
Suffolk University Law School
J.D. (1983) | Law
Honors: cum laude
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State University of New York - Albany
B.S. (1976)
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Thornton Law Firm LLP
- Current
Awards
Best Lawyer - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyer - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale
New England's 2020 Top Rated Lawyers
ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell™
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyer - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale
Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
Member
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New York State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Massachusetts Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Massachusetts
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New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Asbestos & Mesothelioma
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
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Contact & Map
Thornton Law Firm LLP
Main Office
1 Lincoln St. 13th fl.
State Street Financial Center
Boston, MA 02111
Toll-Free: (800) 431-4600
Telephone: (617) 720-1333
Fax: (617) 720-2445
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Thornton Law Firm LLP
California office
9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Toll-Free: (310) 282-8676