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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

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

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  ]

2020 Super Lawyers® Recognizes Eight Smith Duggan Attorneys [ read more  ]

Featured Results

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  ]

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

Legal Alerts

Some More Issues Worth Considering as Travel Resumes [ read more  ]

MA Changes Causation Standard in Civil Litigation: Toxic and Asbestos Standard Uncertain [ read more  ]

"Asbestos Litigation in Massachusetts During COVID-19: Year-End Review," a Zoom Presentation Featuring Robert Boston and Vincent DePalo [ read more  ]

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