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Andrew S. Wainwright

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Boston, MA

Thornton Law Firm LLP
1 Lincoln Street, 13th Floor
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617-720-1333
Fax: 617-720-2445
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2009, 2014 - 2022
Licensed in Massachusetts Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Andrew Wainwright is a Thornton Law Firm partner and trial attorney.  Mr. Wainwright manages the Firm's asbestos trial practice.  He has successfully litigated hundreds of asbestos cases in the Massachusetts Superior Court. In 2017 he tried and won two of the top three jury verdicts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a $7.5 million award in Sylvestre v. New England Insulation , and a $6.8 million award in Ross v. New England Insulation.

About Andrew S. Wainwright

First Admitted: 1991, Massachusetts

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Professional Hockey Players Association, Workers’ Compensation Panel
  • National Disability Law Center
  • American Association for Justice
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association

Educational Background

  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1991
  • Hobart College, B.A. , 1985


  • $6.8 million award in Ross v. New England Insulation, wrongful death claim for an insulator who died from mesothelioma., 2017
  • $7.55 million award in Sylvestre v. New England Insulation, mesothelioma diagnosed in power plant worker., 2017


  • Martindale Hubbell AV rated., New England's 2020 Top Rated Lawyers by ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell™., ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell™., 2020
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Office Location for Andrew S. Wainwright

1 Lincoln Street
13th Floor
Boston, MA 02111

Last Updated: 7/16/2022

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