Lynne M. Smith Sharna Favuzza


Lynne is a highly experienced paralegal providing essential and effective support across our practice, especially in civil litigation matters in state and federal courts in the areas of employment discrimination and tort defense.

Prior to joining DeMoura|Smith, Lynne was a para-professional in Boston University’s Office of General Counsel for eleven years working on litigation matters and jury trials as well as real estate, licensing, construction, immigration, and general business matters. Lynne also served as a Senior Assistant to the Executive Vice President for several years, providing support across all departments of the nation’s fourth-largest private university during a time of significant growth and construction, including a new sports/recreation complex and arena.

Lynne is a United States Tennis Association certified teaching professional and currently the Coach of the Stonehill College Women's Varsity Tennis Team. She was a two-time recipient of The Boston Globe Coach of the Year Award in Women’s Tennis while coaching at Ursuline Academy.

In 2010, Lynne played on a USTA 4.0 Women’s tennis team which won the USTA National Championship in Tucson, Arizona. She has completed four marathons in New York City; Washington, DC; and Boston(twice).

Lynne is a graduate of Boston College where she played Field Hockey and Ice Hockey. She played in the Women’s Ice Hockey Beanpot tournament. She was inducted into the Barnstable High School Sports Hall of Fame in 2016.

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