Brian D. Premo

Brian D. Premo

Attorney since 2001
Albany, New York

For over 30 years, Brian Premo has made the highest standards of professionalism the cornerstones of his personal injury and criminal defense practice. He is committed to ensuring his clients obtain the best possible results in all stages of the legal process. Brian Premo knows that justices is earned through dedicated action.

While most cases settle before trial, Brian Premo knows that to obtain the best results for clients it is still necessary to prepare for the courtroom.  He has the ability, experience, knowledges and passion it takes to successfully handle the most difficult personal injury and criminal cases. Brian Premo is an accomplished advocate and skilled trial attorney.

Since 1988, Premo has aggressively handled many high-profile, difficult and sensitive criminal and personal injury cases involving homicide, robbery, narcotics, fraud, corruption, medical malpractice, civil rights, product liability, electrical shock, industrial/workplace injuries, and other accident and criminal cases in various state courts throughout New York, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the NDNY, SDNY, District of Connecticut and District of Las Vegas.

As an attorney representing plaintiffs or their loved ones who are seriously injured, damaged or killed as a result of the negligent or wrongful acts of others, Brian Premo has recovered millions of dollars in compensation through his knowledgeable and skilled advocacy in various state and federal courts.

Personal injury matters are handled by The Premo Law Firm on a contingency fee basis.  In other words, if you do not recover, no attorney are paid. The attorney fees in criminal case are determined by the specific nature of the charges and services rendered.

If you have a serious personal injury or criminal matter to discuss, please contact Brian Premo at (866) 439-6420 or [email protected] to schedule a free consultation.-

Areas of Practice

  • 45% Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • 10% Other Litigation
  • 45% Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2016


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1985
  • Siena College, Loudonville, New York
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 1982

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Rensselaer County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Premo & Hernandez PLLC, Partner, 1999 - 2001
  • MacKrell, Premo, Pierro and Levine, P.C., Partner, 1993 - 1999
  • O'Connell & Aronowitz, P.C., 1989 - 1992
  • Noonan, Troue, Gutermuth & O'Connor
  • Rensselaer County District Attorney's Office, 1986 - 1987
  • Rensselaer County Public Defender's Office , 1984 - 1985
  • Law Office of Thomas V. Kenney, Esq., 1984 - 1985
  • New York State Defender's Association, 1983 - 1984


  • English (Primary)