President Thornhill Law Firm, APLC April 1978 – Present (35 years 5 months)|Slidell, Louisiana A member of the ten man trial team in the recently completed 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 recent 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 service to clients. Member Louisiana House of Representatives 1996 – 2000 (4 years) Served on the House Appropriations, Insurance and Retirement Committees and also on the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. President Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association 2003-04 President Thornhill Law Firm 1978 – Present (35 years) 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 Louisiana, Texas and the Southern District of Mississippi. Our law firm is dedicated to obtaining justice for our clients. Over the years, our New Orleans-based lawyers, serving Louisiana, Texas and South Mississippi, have secured large settlements and verdicts, including billion dollar recoveries. Our firm Founder and Senior Partner Tom Thornhill recently became a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious group of trial attorneys nationally recognized for securing large settlements valued at a million dollars or greater for clients. Thornhill Law Firm, A PLC. is well-known throughout the legal and local communities in Louisiana, Texas and the Southern District of Mississippi, and our attorneys are well-respected for zealously and aggressively "SEEKING JUSTICE FOR OUR 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 obtain the best results possible for their cases.