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

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

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  ]

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  ]

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

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  ]

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  ]