A Full-Service
Litigation And
Defense Practice

Brian P. Krzykowski

  • Of Counsel






Practice Areas

Brian P. Krzykowski attended Allegheny College and graduated with a B.A. in History in 1980. He received his J.D. from Albany Law School of Union University in 1983. He entered private practice immediately with the defense firm of Carter, Conboy, Bardwell, Case & Blackmore. He was Chief Operating Officer and managing partner for that firm from 1993 through 1997. After a hiatus in order to obtain his provisional teaching certificate and teach at Bethlehem Middle School, he resumed his defense practice with The Mills Law Firm from 2001 through January 2013.

Brian is an experienced litigation attorney with over 30 years of experience in litigation whose practice includes serious personal injury litigation, premises liability defense, products liability defense, medical malpractice defense, construction accident defense and trucking/automobile liability.

Brian is a member of the Defense Research Institute, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Albany County Bar Association and Capital District Trial Lawyers Association.

Brian enjoys hiking, biking, skiing and fishing.  He regularly leads outings and loves being outdoors.

Areas of Practice

  • Premises Liability/Retail Liability
  • Municipal Liability Defense
  • General/Commercial Liability
  • Automobile/Trucking
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Accidents
  • School District Defense

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1988


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1980
    • Major: History
    • Minor: Political Science
  • College of St. Rose, Albany, New York
    • Masters Program in Secondary Education - 2000
    • Honors: Kappa Delta Pi

Classes / Seminars

  • Bethlehem Middle School, Teacher

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell - AV Rated-Very High to Preeminent
  • Upstate New York Super Lawyers 2020, Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2024

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute, Trucking Committee, Products Liability Committee, Retail and Hospitality Committee
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association – Litigation Section
  • New York State Bar Association – Torts, Insurance, Compensation Law

Past Employment Positions

  • Carter, Conboy, Bardwell, Case & Blackmore, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Partner, 1993 to 1997
  • Mills Law Firm, 2001 to 2013

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Theta

Pro Bono Activities

  • Adirondack Mountain Club
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, fund raising/Team in Training
  • Coaching basketball, baseball and soccer