Andrew S. Wainwright

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 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    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 Wainwright

    Admitted: 1991, Massachusetts

    Professional Webpage:


    • Martindale Hubbell AV rated., New England's 2020 Top Rated Lawyers by ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell™., ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbell™., 2020

    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


    • $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

    Educational Background:

    • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1991
    • Hobart College, B.A. , 1985
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    Office Location for Andrew S. Wainwright

    1 Lincoln Street
    13th Floor
    Boston, MA 02111

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    Last Updated: 11/13/2020

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