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Founded in 1995, Governo Law Firm has earned an outstanding reputation as an elite law firm with the talent, determination, and resources to deliver superior results. We specialize in the defense of cases involving complex technical, scientific, medical, and legal issues. This specialty brings us clients in a variety of areas: toxic tort, environmental, pollution, construction, real estate, products liability, premises liability, cyber liability, data privacy, and mass disasters.

Our team includes attorneys with diverse backgrounds, outstanding experience, and achievements. We are united by a bold and creative spirit and are committed to serving our clients. What sets Governo Law Firm apart is two-fold: (1) how well we understand each client's needs, and (2) what we actually do with this information to accomplish our client's goals. We assess the key factual, legal, and political implications to identify and recommend the ideal strategy to achieve optimal results. Our comprehensive risk management counseling is based on a thorough, nuanced, multi-dimensional approach rooted in sophisticated legal analysis and practical problem-solving.

In addition to defending individuals and companies in our home state of Massachusetts, we represent clients throughout the northeast and nationally. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in:

  • Connecticut
  • England
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Rhode Island
  • Tennessee
  • Wales
  • Washington, DC

Our commitment to staying on the cutting edge of legal, medical, technical, scientific, political, business, and even social developments is unparalleled and is evidenced by the many continuing education programs taught by our attorneys. We regularly publish articles and give national and local presentations on the topics most important to our clients. We have attained Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating (AV), and many of our attorneys have received the prestigious honor of being selected as New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Simply put, Governo Law Firm's philosophy is straightforward: each client deserves the best result and we deliver it.

 
   
 
Current Headlines
1/21/2015: Governo Law Firm Announces Promotion of Two Attorneys to Partner for 2015
We are pleased to announce that Brendan Gaughan and Kendra (Christensen) Bergeron have become Partners, effective January 1, 2015.
1/19/2015: David Governo Moderates Litigation Management Webinar
On January 27th, David Governo will be leading a webinar on behalf of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC). Mr. Governo is the Dean of Admissions for the FDCC’s Litigation ...
1/15/2015: Nancy Kelly Quoted on Boston.com Regarding Students’ Data Privacy
Governo Law Firm partner Nancy Kelly was quoted in a January 8, 2015 article published on Boston.com. Entitled "City Will Inspect Off-Campus Student Apartments, And It’s Legal," the article discusses ...
1/2/2015: Opposing Counsel Taking Liberties? The Importance of Preserving Client Rights
A $1.2 million dollar verdict against the MBTA was overturned by the Massachusetts Appeals Court recently due to extreme courtroom behavior by plaintiff’s counsel, including exaggerated claims of ...
12/23/2014: Brendan Gaughan Discusses Cyber Fraud at South Shore Independent Insurance Agents Meeting
Brendan Gaughan spoke at the SSIIA’s monthly meeting on November 19, 2014.
11/10/2014: Not So Fast: Maryland Federal Court Holds That A Company’s Duty To Warn Does Not Extend To Plaintiff In Her Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Claim
On September 16, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Northern Division granted Union Carbide’s Motion for Summary Judgment with respect to plaintiff’s failure to warn claim in ...
 
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