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Boston, MA 02108

T 617.720.5090
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155 South Main Street
Suite 102
Providence, RI 02903
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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 across health law, litigation, and government relations. We combine deep industry knowledge, dynamic thinking, and a collaborative approach to help clients achieve their most important objectives. more

Health Law


Government Relations

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


Seven DBS Attorneys recognized as 2014 Super Lawyers

attorney spotlight

William Wray

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

William Dolan

Andrew Levine

Paul Barrett

Abbey Coffin

Tara O’Donnell

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

Elizabeth Foley

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

Nina Edwards

Elizabeth McEvoy


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

Nicole Sexton

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

Michelle Peirce


Helping clients successfully navigate health care regulation

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

Robert Blaisdell

Kelly McGee

Roger Donoghue

Janice Pascucci

Stephen Del Sesto


Leading legislative reforms to improve transparency of patient reviews

“They pursue our interests with unmatched integrity and dedication, and that is why we trust them with our legislative and regulatory priorities.”
–Director of Government Relations, Pfizer, Inc


Significant appeal in Big Dig criminal case


Health care reform: standardizing insurer review procedures

William Sinnott

Bruce Singal

Damien Powell

Andrew Ferrer

Roger Donoghue describes the Government Relations team as a bridge between the political process and their clients' business goals.

Callan Stein

Margaret Schmid

Diane Moes

Jeffrey Chase-Lubitz

Nicholas Nybo

Sean Ryan

“Excellent work, excellent results.”
–Referral attorney


Landmark ruling in scientific misconduct case

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

Crystal Bloom

Lauren Dwyer

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


Giving back to our community

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

Meghan Cosgrove