Governo Law Firm LLC  
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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
4/17/2014: Announcing New Article: Learn Why Your Cyber Insurance Policy May Not Provide the Coverage You Need
Governo Law Firm partner Nancy Kelly, associate Colin N. Holmes and law clerk Matthew Rice recently published an article in the April-June issue of Risk & Compliance Magazine, entitled “Cyber ...
4/16/2014: Lead Liability Case Heads to a Jury in Mississippi
Simply poking holes in a defense expert’s analysis may be all you need to do to get your product liability case to a jury, at least in one state.

4/10/2014: Governo Law Firm Lends Support to Sophia Academy's Spring Benefit

Governo Law Firm is proud to be a leading sponsor of Sophia ...
3/27/2014: Health Concerns Lead EPA to Regulate New Uses of Some Nanoparticles in April
Tests showing potential human toxicity and carcinogenicity, as well as environmental damage, have resulted in new rules for certain nanoparticles.

3/25/2014: Courts Issue Lengthy Jail Sentences for Recent Violators of Asbestos Regulations
Two recent cases highlight the potential for severe civil and criminal penalties that can be imposed on property owners and contractors for not complying with state and federal asbestos ...
3/14/2014: What Cleaning and Restoration Professionals Need to Know to Comply with Federal and State Asbestos Regulations: New Article

David M. Governo and Colin N. Holmes recently were asked to write an article on asbestos issues for the disaster recovery industry. 

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