Harvey Prager | Attorney at Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady Ward & Maazel LLP

Harvey Prager


Harvey Prager joined the firm as an associate in 2014. He attended Bowdoin College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was graduated summa cum laude. After a stint teaching English Literature at the National University of Argentina, Mr. Prager was awarded a fellowship to study history at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In 1994, Mr. Prager earned his law degree summa cum laude at the University of Maine School of Law, where he was a member of the Maine Law Review. Following law school, Mr. Prager served as a law clerk to Justice Howard H. Dana, Jr., Supreme Judicial Court of Maine.

Mr. Prager focuses on matters concerning legal professional responsibility and ethics. He worked for many years with a nationally renowned legal professional responsibility practice group, which was devoted to representing and advising lawyers and law firms on all aspects of the law governing lawyers, with a particular emphasis on matters related to legal ethics, professional discipline, malpractice, disqualification motions, sanctions and law firm disputes.


New York Attorney Discipline Practice and Procedure. New York: New York Law Journal Books, 2013.

“The Principle of Competence-Competence,” Journal of the IBA Section on Business Law (Oct. 2002).

“International Arbitration and Bankruptcy: United States, France and the ICC,” Journal of International Arbitration 18 (2001).

“Illicit Commissions and International Arbitration: The Question of Proof,” Journal of International Arbitration 15 (1999).

“The New ICC Rules of Arbitration,” Inter-Pacific Bar Association Journal 12 (1998).


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University of Maine, J.D., summa cum laude, 1994


Bowdoin College, summa cum laude, 1969; Phi Beta Kappa



U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
New York


Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
ABA Center for Professional Responsibility
American Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association