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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 has been named a Tier 1 law firm in Boston for Product Liability – Defendants by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the 10th Edition of "Best Law Firms."

Meet Attorney

Barbara Hayes Buell

Ms. Buell has been recognized as an “AV” Preeminent attorney for over three decades. She has attained the rank of Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates, the premier national association of civil trial attorneys from both plaintiffs’ and... [ read more  ]

Firmwide News

COVID-19: A Message To Our Clients [ read more  ]

Andrew Black and Pauline Jauquet Named Partners [ read more  ]

Smith Duggan Receives First Tier Ranking in Boston by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® [ read more  ]

Five Smith Duggan Partners Recognized in the 2020 Edition of "The Best Lawyers® in America" [ read more  ]

Featured Results

Andrew Black Successfully Defends Employer Before the MCAD [ read more  ]

Thomas Herman Represents SecZetta in Securing Series A Funding [ read more  ]

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  ]

Legal Alerts

COVID-19: Challenges Presented by Exposure in the Workplace [ read more  ]

COVID-19: "Act of God"/Force Majeure in Contracts [ read more  ]

David Governo Featured in Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Text [ read more  ]

New Study: Changes Needed to Combat Deadly Legionnaires' Disease [ read more  ]