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Real-world experience for real-world challenges. We’re Donoghue Barrett & Singal, a firm clients trust for strategic and legal counsel in health law and litigation. We combine deep industry knowledge, dynamic thinking, and a collaborative approach to help clients achieve their most important objectives. more

Health Law

Health Law



representative industries

  • Ambulatory care
  • Biomedical / pharmaceutical
  • Commercial
  • Elder care
  • Healthcare providers
  • Home / hospice care
  • Hospitals
  • Innovative technology
  • Managed care
  • Pharmacies
  • Physicians
  • Professional associations
  • Professional staffing
  • Scientific research
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Engineers
  • Government contractors
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Non-profit
  • Professional services
  • Quasi-public agencies
  • Real estate
  • State & local government
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
Damien Powell

attorney spotlight


Leading legislative reforms to improve transparency of patient reviews


Clearing the path for a state-of-the-art hospital in Charlestown


Donoghue Barrett & Singal Secures DPH Approval for Major Health System…

“We count on them for strategic advice beyond our legal needs.”
–VP, assisted living


Helping clients successfully navigate health care regulation

“They know our industry and speak our language.”
–Assisted living provider

“A higher level of experience and focus you don’t get from the big firms.”
–Home / hospice care provider

Co-founder Paul Barrett describes how having hands-on health care industry experience translates to solving client challenges.


Giving back to our community


Significant appeal in Big Dig criminal case

“ excellent reputation on Beacon Hill.”
–CEO of major hospital network


Landmark ruling in scientific misconduct case

Bruce Singal describes the litigation team as soldiers and scholars who advocate thoughtfully on their clients' behalf.

Jeff Chase-Lubitz explains the firm’s Providence office expansion and the range of issues and clients they serve.


Health care reform: standardizing insurer review procedures

“Thank you for giving me my life back.”
–Acquitted client

“Excellent work, excellent results.”
–Referral attorney