Experienced Legal Guidance

  • Respected advice and creative representation

    From proactive prevention of problems to tenacious representation in court when needed, Laredo & Smith, LLP is known for obtaining excellent results for its clients. Large and small firms throughout the country have referred clients to Laredo & Smith because of our deep expertise in business litigation, white collar criminal defense and government investigations as well as corporate compliance, business and employment law.

  • Experienced attorneys, skilled litigators

    Laredo & Smith was founded in 1996 and each of its senior lawyers have been practicing law for more than 25 years. Our accomplished attorneys have significant experience in state and federal court. We’re persistent and effective.

  • Our approach: Letting you stay focused on your business

    Legal problems can derail a company from its business focus, disrupt operations and even threaten a company’s viability. At Laredo & Smith, our attorneys are proactive problem solvers. We work with you to reduce legal risk. When necessary, we get involved quickly to minimize damage and find a solution. And, when negotiations are not reasonable or appropriate, our attorneys are strategic and tenacious in court to obtain the best possible result.

  • Responsive

    Our size is our advantage. Our firm is large enough to provide you with the legal expertise you need, but small enough to be cost-effective and focused on you, the client. We pride ourselves on our careful attention to our clients’ needs. When you contact us, you’ll hear back from us promptly. We’ll work with you to formulate and achieve your goals.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Equity and inclusion are core values at Laredo & Smith, LLP. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We embrace a culture of respect and empowerment because we know it makes us better lawyers, community members and people. Our background, cultural, and identity differences help us learn from varying experiences and perspectives, driving us towards making a meaningful impact with the work we do for our clients.

Community Involvement to Foster Belonging

Our employees bring their full, authentic selves to work and their communities. We actively encourage our attorneys and professional staff to get involved in organizations that share our value of equity and inclusion. Our attorneys are eager participants in the communities in which we work and live, giving generously of their time and resources as non-profit board members, volunteers, and pro bono counsel. We have a common goal to make a difference. Here is a sampling of where our attorneys spend their time, provide leadership, and help build a sense of belonging:

  • Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts
  • Boston Bar Association’s Beacon Award Committee (an event that recognizes individuals and organizations for their commitment to diversity and inclusion)
  • Boston Bar Association’s Law Day in Schools
  • Boston Bar Association’s Women’s Leadership and Advancement Forum
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates for children in foster care
  • South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston
  • South Boston Neighborhood House
  • United Way of Massachusetts
  • Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts

Building a Firm with Diverse Perspectives

Laredo & Smith is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse professional staff and lawyers. We proudly support and encourage volunteerism and leadership roles in organizations that support diversity, equity, and inclusion across the legal industry and beyond. Our mission is to foster a sense of engagement, affirmation, and belonging where each one of us is proud to be a part of the firm.

Across all of our firm’s employment processes, we base our decisions on each individual’s capabilities and qualifications, without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetics, or any other protected characteristic.

Please contact us. We’d like to discuss your legal needs.