Attorney Profile


Private Sector Legal Experience:

  • Employment and Litigation Counsel for EMC Corporation, Hopkinton, Massachusetts
  • Employment and Litigation Counsel for Verizon, Boston, Massachusetts

Government Sector Legal Experience:

  • Assistant United States Attorney, Civil Division, Alexandria, Virginia
  • Assistant Counsel for the United States Department of the Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.

Non-profit Sector Legal Experience:

  • Senior Counsel for Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts


Dolan v. EMC Corp., 2004-SOX-1 (ALJ 2004)

Hodgkins v. New Eng. Tel. Co., 82 F.3d 1226 (1st Cir. 1996)

O’Brien v. New Engl. Tel. Co., 322 Mass. 686 (1996)

Griffith v. New Engl. Tel. Co., 420 Mass. 365 (1995)

Cadrin v. New Eng. Tel. Co., 828 F. Supp. 120 (D. Mass. 1993)

Douglass v. Lehman, 581 F. Supp. 704 (D. Me. 1984)

Young v. Lehman, 748 F.2d 194 (4th Cir. 1984)


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, Juris Doctor conferred in 1982.
    • Honors: Law Review; Transnational Law Journal; Top 20% of Graduating Class.
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, Bachelor of Arts in History conferred in 1978.
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude Graduate; Senior Honor’s Program.


  • Member, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Bar Association.
Pamela A. Smith
Law Office of Pamela A. Smith
233 Needham Street, Suite 540
Newton, MA 02464


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