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

Tamara Lee Ricciardone

Ms. Ricciardone is the head of the firm's workers' compensation defense team and a leader in its litigation practice group, and has extensive experience in the defense of workers' compensation claims for both insurers and self-insurers. [ read more  ]

Firmwide News

Harvard Law Today Profiles Barbara Buell in a Reflective Look at Harvard's First Clinical Education Program [ 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  ]