Bradley Pryba Of Counsel




Brad Pryba provides legal counsel and representation to accountants and accounting firms in connection with all aspects of their businesses. In addition to professional malpractice defense and commercial disputes, Brad’s practice encompasses regulatory investigations and proceedings, risk management, ethics proceedings and transactional matters involving accounting firms. 

Brad also is a seasoned government relations professional with deep legal and regulatory experience. He has advanced legislation in the New York State Legislature, handled administrative matters with various state agencies, and interacted with local elected officials and agencies on behalf of a varied roster of clients. He also has drafted policy positions on behalf of clients with respect to New York State budget and legislative processes. 

In addition to his representation of national and international public accountancy firms, Brad has represented clients in technology, psychology, pharmaceuticals, health care and hospitals, consumer products, and educational and social services organizations. Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Brad worked at a national firm focused on government relations and lobbying where among his varied roster of clients he represented the Big Four accounting firms in regard to regulatory and government relations matters.

Areas of Focus

Culminating his six years with the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Brad served as Chief Legal Officer and primary legal adviser to the board of directors and subcommittees. He also ran the NYSSCPA ethics program and regularly provided ethics trainings and guidance to CPAs throughout the state. In addition, Brad worked extensively with the New York State Department of Education, which licenses and regulates CPAs.