Michael Smith


ConnecticutMassachusettsRhode Island



100 Pearl St.

Hartford, CT 06103

Rhode Island

68 S. Main St.

Providence, RI 02903


40 Court St.

Boston, MA 02108

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Construction & Construction Defects


Entertainment, Sports & Recreation


Food & Beverage Liability



Insurance Coverage

Premises Liability

Product Liability

Retail Liability



Michael is a Partner in the firm’s Boston office and has worked for the firm since 1992.  He has over 30 years of experience litigating civil matters in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island in the areas of product liability, commercial litigation, premises liability, negligent security, liquor liability, commercial trucking and transportation, toxic tort litigation and complex environmental and insurance coverage cases.  Michael routinely handles catastrophic losses and major cases in multiple jurisdictions and advises corporate clients, including national retailers, regarding loss prevention procedures, customer safety and risk management issues.  Michael has also given numerous presentations to insurers on claims handling procedures, defense and indemnity agreements and bad faith.

Michael played Division I Soccer while at Providence College, where he graduated in 1989.

Court Admissions

  • Connecticut 
  • Massachusetts 
  • Rhode Island 
  • U.S. District Court for Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for Rhode Island

Notable Matters

  • KT / Michael Smith Receive High Praise from TJX Companies


  • Quinnipiac School of Law and Boston College of Law, J.D., 1992
  • Providence College, B.A., 1989

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • CT, MA and RI Bar Associations