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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 11th Edition of "Best Law Firms."

Meet Attorney

David M. Governo

David M. Governo has more than 35 years of experience counseling and representing corporations, insurance companies and individuals. [ read more  ]

Firmwide News

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

Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo LLP Welcomes Dana A. Zakarian as a Partner [ read more  ]

Vincent N. DePalo Named Partner at Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo LLP [ read more  ]

Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo LLP Named a 2021 "Best Law Firm" and Receives First-Tier Ranking by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® [ read more  ]

Featured Results

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  ]

Andrew Black Successfully Defends Employer Before the MCAD [ 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  ]