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Thornton Law Firm

Steven R. Thornton
Two Ravinia Drive
Suite 1645
Atlanta, GA 30346
Tel: 770.558.3140
Fax: 770.558.3016

About The Attorney

Steve Thornton is the owner and founder of Thornton Law Firm, P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia. Steve grew up in Atlanta and has practiced personal injury law in Atlanta for over 26 years.

Steve is a competitive and compassionate lawyer who fights and wins for his clients. As a lawyer on the side of people, Steve believes that his clients are entitled to recover full compensation for their physical injuries or wrongful death suffered in preventable accidents caused by the negligence of others.

Steve has been a Georgia Super Lawyer from 2007-2020. He is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available to any individual lawyer. Steve has received a 10.0 rating from, a leading rating service for lawyers across the country. He frequently teaches other lawyers at legal education seminars and handles cases that have been referred to him by other attorneys.

Steve is a “Double Dawg” who received both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Georgia. When not working on his cases, Steve enjoys competing in triathlons, attending Georgia football games, participating in church life at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

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University of Georgia, J.D. 1992, cum laude
University of Georgia, B.B.A. 1987, cum laude

Bar Admissions
Georgia, 1992
Georgia Court of Appeals, 1992

Honors and Awards
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Rising Star Super Lawyer 2005
Super Lawyer 2007-2020
10.0 Rating from

Professional Associations and Memberships
Georgia State Bar Association
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
Civil Justice Foundation
University of Georgia Moot Court Society

Courses/Seminars Taught
Premises Liability for Criminal Attacks, Seminar 2000
Direct Examination of Plaintiff’s Medical Witness, Seminar 2001, 2002
The Layman’s Lawyer, television appearance, 2001
Powerful Multi-Media Techniques at Mediation, Seminar 2002, 2003
Subrogation and Lien Issues, Seminar 2003
Using Demonstrative Evidence and Technology, Seminar 2004
University of Georgia Trial Skills Clinic, Instructor 2004, 2006
Effective Use of Focus Groups, Seminar 2005, 2007
Maximizing Your Client’s Recovery, Seminar 2007
Winning Settlement Demand Packages, Seminar Chair 2008

Personal Information
Born August 17, 1965
Married to Allison Elmore Thornton, 1992
Daughters Rachel and Laura
Resides in Dunwoody, Georgia
Member and Elder, St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, Dunwoody