Francisca D. Morant is an advocate and counselor with over thirty years
of experience representing businesses, individuals, and institutions.
Francisca’s work in both private practice and as Associate General
Counsel for a leading Metro-Boston health care institution provides significant
depth to DeMoura|Smith’s practice. DeMoura|Smith clients will benefit
from the insight and expertise Francisca has gained as a litigation attorney
at Nutter McLennen & Fish LLP and Choate Hall & Stewart LLP, two
of Boston’s oldest, most respected law firms, and as Associate General
Counsel of Lahey Hospital and Medical Center.
Francisca has handled significant cases involving complex commercial issues,
products liability, and banking, contract, insurance, environmental, real
estate and employment law. She has appeared in Massachusetts state and
federal courts handling all aspects of civil litigation from the preliminary
pleading and motion stage through discovery, trial, and appeal.
As Associate General Counsel for Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Francisca
developed further expertise, counseling the institution and its affiliates
on a wide range of matters, including intellectual property, employment,
zoning, risk management, regulatory requirements, health law, and contracts.
Just prior to joining DeMoura|Smith, Francisca served as a guardian ad
litem, appointed by the Juvenile Court, advocating for the educational,
medical, residential, and governmental services required for the proper
care, custody, and maintenance of children in need.
A graduate of New York University School of Law and Harvard University,
Francisca is fluent in three languages, including Spanish. She is admitted
to practice law in Massachusetts.