Mr. McMorris is a trial lawyer and directs Thornton Law Firm's workplace injury practice. 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 has been appointed by the Federal District Court for the District of Massachusetts to serve as plaintiff's liaison counsel in asbestos litigation since 1993, and served in that same position for the Superior Court of Massachusetts 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 a Massachusetts Super Lawyer for 15 years, and as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Association for Justice. 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.
What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
How is this lawyer compensated?
This lawyer is compensated by clients, often based on a contingency fee.
United States Supreme Court
Admitted in 1988
Admitted in 1984
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Admitted in 1984
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
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