For four years, THORNHILL is one of ten trial lawyers appointed by the Court to try the case against BP operations in the Gulf of Mexico, on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of injured and damaged Plaintiffs, together with the US and five State governments, resulting in three class action settlements to date, so far valued at approximately $10 Billion.
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Thornhill  Law Firm - Trial Lawyers

Thornhill Law Firm has been named one of the top 100 Lawyers in Louisiana from 2011 - 2014 and, in 2013, Tom Thornhill was named one of the Top Lawyers in Louisiana for his commitment to ethical standards and professional excellence.

Southern Louisiana and Texas Litigation Attorney

Serving the Greater New Orleans area since 1978, Thornhill Law Firm, A PLC, is a boutique law firm that represents clients in both complex litigation and simple litigation cases in Southern Louisiana and Texas and also via pro hac vice in mass disaster and mass tort cases in Mississippi courts. Our Louisiana insurance lawyers are dedicated to obtaining justice for our clients. In addition, the consulting practice for the firm includes public and private finance and development of large insfrastructure, ports, refineries, manufacturers, shipping, drilling, pipelines, exploration and development, and real estate development.

Tom Thornhill was a member of the ten man trial team in the trial against BP, HESI and Trans Ocean, including three years of intense fact discovery prior to the trial. Thornhill served as a team member to try this complex case which has already resulted in tens of billions of dollars in recoveries in partial settlements for injury to people and property.  In addition to representing the State of Louisiana, multiple parishes, and many other political subdivisions, cities and towns, plus representing billions of dollars in commercial developments, Thornhill's diverse trial practice also includes prosecuting and defending individual claims for personal injury, property damages, commercial, private, maritime, and medical claims.  Thornhill's class action work also includes trial of other well known environmental pollution claims against well known polluters of rivers such as TIN, Inc, now International Paper (IP), for polluting the Pearl River, that divides Louisiana and Mississippi; and against IP, Waste Management and related companies for polluting the San Jacinto River near Galveston, Texas.  Litigating and structuring major private and public financial projects is an adjunct part of the Thornhill Law Firm's service to its clients.

Our Louisiana litigation law firm only takes on a select number of cases at a time, which allows each of our clients to receive 100% of our professional attention and client service. Our senior attorneys are as involved and committed as you--our client--are to successfully resolving your case. Our sophisticated legal skills and years of experience and success allows us to provide all of our clients with an arsenal of specialized strategies and all of the resources and equipment required to achieve the best results possible for their cases.

Over the years, our New Orleans-based lawyers, serving Southern Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi, have secured for class actions large settlements and verdicts, including billion dollar recoveries. Many of our clients have received multi-million dollar awards. Currently, Thornhill Law Firm has served as lead trial counsel in class actions and multi-district litigation in federal courts primarily in Southern Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. Thornhill Law Firm’s success as trial counsel is proven in cases presenting complex oil and gas litigation and large manufacturing, refining and oil/gas exploration cases, as well as mass tort claims for injured clients. Our firm Founder and Senior Partner, Tom Thornhill, who is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum (This forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States and recognizes trial lawyers who have won multi-million dollar recoveries in trial or settlement), tried the BP case in phase one for the plaintiffs, who, in December of 2012, received approval of two multi-billion dollar class action settlements from BP and related defendants.

Thornhill Law Firm, A PLC, is well-known throughout the legal and local communities in Louisiana and the Southern District of Mississippi, and our attorneys are well-respected for zealously and aggressively "SEEKING JUSTICE FOR OUR CLIENTS" in many legal areas, including:

Class Action Claims & Defenses:

Serious Personal Injury Cases:

Catastrophic Injuries:

  • Oil Field Explosions
  • Wrongful Death

Maritime Law:

  • Cargo claims
  • Charter parties
  • Collisions/Allisions
  • Financing agreements
  • Limitation of liability
  • Oil pollution
  • Tanker operations

Insurance Litigation:

Business Law:

Thornhill Law Firm, For the People
Many of our new clients come to us via referrals from past clients and other lawyers. Our clients come from cities and parishes all over the Metropolitan New Orleans area, including Chalmette, St. Bernard, Slidell, Mandeville, Covington, Madisonville, Metairie, Kenner, Jefferson, Franklinton, Pearl River, Gretna, as well as other cities across Southern Louisiana and the Southern District of Mississippi.

At Thornhill Law Firm, A PLC, we consider customer satisfaction to be as paramount in importance as our ability to secure your recovery. Our Louisiana insurance lawyers handle all of our cases with integrity, sensitivity, and with our best efforts.

For your consultation with Thornhill Law Firm, A PLC, call (800) 989-2707 or contact us online.

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Million Dollar Advocates Forum and
Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum

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