Bob Smith Bob Smith

Phone: (781) 914-3773

Bob Smith is a highly experienced trial lawyer and trusted advisor to individuals and a diverse group of corporate and institutional clients in a variety of industries. Clients value his knowledge, insight, practical advice, candor and passion for their cause.

Trials and Appeals in Civil Actions

Smith focuses his practice on civil litigation, having successfully conducted trials and argued appeals in state and federal courts, including business disputes, commercial matters, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, claims of employment discrimination, disability discrimination, wrongful death, sexual abuse, and catastrophic personal injuries.

Independent Investigations

Smith is often called upon by institutions and their legal counsel to conduct independent investigations of misconduct including, but not limited to, Title IX; sexual harassment; sexual assault; breach of fiduciary duty and other misconduct by employees including college presidents; faculty members; athletic coaches; and security officers. He also represents clients in connection with regulatory agency and other external investigations.

Certified Mediator

As a certified mediator, Smith brings decades of experience and knowledge across the full spectrum of legal issues and thoroughly enjoys helping the parties to disputes and civil actions resolve their differences and settle their claims, thus avoiding the further expense, delay, and risks associated with litigation.


Smith received his Juris Doctor degree from Syracuse University College of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from New York's New School for Social Research. At Syracuse, he was an instructor in Legal Research and Writing; a member of the National Appellate Moot Court Team and served on the Law Review staff. He also interned with the Onondaga County District Attorney for 2 years.

Prior Experience

Prior to founding DeMoura | Smith LLP, Smith was a partner in two multi-state law firms. For 13 years, Smith was Associate General Counsel at Boston University, the nation’s fourth-largest private university. He also served as Chief of Staff to the President of BU.

A well-respected presenter, Smith regularly speaks at national and regional law conferences, as well as on national webcasts.

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