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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

Matthew J. Walko

Matthew Walko represents business, insurance, and individual clients in all aspects of civil litigation and appellate practice. He has over twenty years experience in trial practice in state and federal courts. [ read more  ]

Firmwide News

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  ]

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

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

Lung Cancer Awareness Month [ read more  ]

NEW EPA Standards for Lead in Paint, Dust and Soil [ read more  ]

David Governo and Vincent DePalo Author "Protect Yourself from Asbestos Lawsuits in the Rebuilding Industry" for Leading Trade Magazine [ read more  ]