Advantage Smith Duggan

For a quarter century, Smith Duggan lawyers have been providing clients with effective legal services in the courtroom and the boardroom. Our clients range from large multinationals to family businesses to individuals. We take pride in representing each with passion and integrity. Every client receives personal attention from experienced and accomplished attorneys, yielding optimal results in the shortest time.

Meet Attorney

Christopher A. Duggan

Christopher A. ("Chris") Duggan is one of the founding partners of the Firm. Mr. Duggan is one of the most active civil trial lawyers in Massachusetts.

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Firmwide News

Christina Schenk-Hargrove Offers a Primer on Liability Waivers for the Association of Professional Dog Trainers [ read more  ]

Smith Duggan Named "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report; Fourteen Attorneys Receive Honors [ read more  ]

Smith Duggan Partners Recognized in the 2019 Edition of "The Best Lawyers® in America" [ read more  ]

Barbara Buell and Gerard Butler Address the Massachusetts Society for Healthcare Risk Management [ read more  ]

Featured Results

Smith Duggan Successfully Defends Hospital in Civil Commitment Appeal [ read more  ]

Ken Wright Limits Step-Parent's Access to Child's Therapy Sessions and Clarifies Support Obligations [ read more  ]

Governo and DePalo Secure Defense Verdict in Massachusetts' First Ever Joint Asbestos-Tobacco Trial [ read more  ]

Smith Duggan Prevails in Federal Court for Major Cruise Line [ read more  ]

Legal Alerts

David Governo and Vincent DePalo Author "Protect Yourself from Asbestos Lawsuits in the Rebuilding Industry" for Leading Trade Magazine [ read more  ]

SJC Rules Statute of Repose Applies to Asbestos-Related Disease Lawsuits in Massachusetts [ read more  ]

Copyright Case Study: NO RESPECT for the QUEEN of SOUL [ read more  ]

Massachusetts Enacts New Restrictions on Non-Competition Agreements [ read more  ]