Advantage Smith Duggan

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

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

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

Barbara Hayes Buell Offers Advice to Families in AARP Publication [ read more  ]

Christopher Duggan Authors "Product Warnings in an Increasingly Multicultural Society" for DRI's National Magazine [ read more  ]

Vincent DePalo Announced as Featured Presenter for MCLE Program on Drafting Novel Jury Instructions [ read more  ]

Featured Results

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

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  ]

Legal Alerts

The Paycheck Protection Program: An Extraordinary, One-Time Loan and Loan-Forgiveness Opportunity [ read more  ]

The Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program: Immediate Assistance for Small Businesses [ read more  ]

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

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