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For 30 years, Smith Duggan lawyers have been providing clients with effective legal services in the courtroom and the boardroom. Clients range from large multinationals to family businesses to individuals. Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo LLP is recognized nationally and within the highly competitive Boston market by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms."

Meet Attorney

Matthew J. Walko

Matthew Walko represents business, insurance, and individual clients in all aspects of civil litigation and appellate practice. He has over twenty years experience in trial practice in state and federal courts. [ read more  ]

Firmwide News

Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo LLP Receives National Ranking from U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" [ read more  ]

Super Lawyers® Recognizes Nine Smith Duggan Attorneys [ read more  ]

The Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes Nine Smith Duggan Partners; Two Attorneys Selected as Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch [ read more  ]

Nicole B. Cordeiro Named Partner [ read more  ]

Featured Results

Rodney Gould Victorious for European River Tour Operator in Class Action Brought by 168 Passengers [ read more  ]

Smith Duggan Prevails in Important Case Involving In Personam Jurisdiction [ read more  ]

Smith Duggan Prevails in Significant Federal Court Case Involving COVID-19 Tour Cancellation [ read more  ]

Thomas Herman Represents SecZetta in Securing Credit Facility [ read more  ]

Legal Alerts

Legal Issues Worth Considering Concerning COVID [ read more  ]

In Lawyers Weekly Chris Duggan Describes His SJC Win in Overcoming "Reptile Tactics" by Plaintiff's Counsel [ read more  ]

Smith Duggan Prevails at Supreme Judicial Court in Case Challenging "Reptile" Tactics [ read more  ]

New Cobra Premium Subsidy; Employer Notice Requirements [ read more  ]