Normand F. Smith

Partner

Boston, MA
D: 617.345.3234
Overview
Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

New York

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. Court of Appeals

Education

J.D., Boston University School of Law

LL.M., Boston University School of Law

B.A., Hamilton College

Normand Smith is a Partner and member of the Firm’s Tax, Corporate, Science & Technology, Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Trusts & Estates Groups.

In his law practice, Mr. Smith has served as counsel to individual entrepreneurs and scientists in the areas of personal tax planning and the formation and management of businesses, primarily in the high tech and biotech areas. He has also served as general counsel to businesses, primarily in the high tech and biotech areas, as well as to not-for-profit institutions working in the United States and internationally. Additionally, Mr. Smith has served as counsel to individuals accused of scientific misconduct, including representation before university tribunals, Health and Human Services, the National Institute of Health, and the United States Congress.

Prior to joining Burns & Levinson in January 2006, Mr. Smith was a Partner at the firm Perkins Smith & Cohen LLP.

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2006)

Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Industrial Services Program

  • Board member (gubernatorial appointee)

Pathfinder International

  • Board member and former chair

Boston Zoological Society

  • Former chair

Historic New England, then known as the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

  • Former chair

Memberships

Massachusetts Bar Association

Boston Bar Association

New York Bar Association

Normand F. Smith
Practices
  • Intellectual Property & IP Litigation
  • Business, Finance & Transactions
  • Venture Capital & Emerging Companies
  • Life Sciences
  • IP Transactions
  • Schools & Colleges
  • Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Tax, Tax Controversy & Litigation
Education

J.D., Boston University School of Law

LL.M., Boston University School of Law

B.A., Hamilton College

Admissions

Massachusetts

New York

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. Court of Appeals

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