Bruce I. Kolbrenner CPA

Managing Partner – Los Angeles, CA Office | Los Angeles

Professional Experience

Bruce I. Kolbrenner is a Partner in the Advisory Department of Prager Metis CPAs, a member of Prager Metis International Group. He also serves as the Managing Partner – Los Angeles, CA Office.  Bruce has been in the accounting industry for over 40 years.

Bruce has an expertise in the Music & Entertainment industry.  He has specialized in all facets of accounting and business management for high-net-worth individuals in the entertainment industries and their affiliated entities. His specialties include business management, tour accounting, royalty auditing, and tax and valuation services. 

Bruce is also a noted expert witness testifying in entertainment-based cases for over 30 years. Bruce assures clients’ satisfaction by understanding and acting as an advisor on their day-to-day personal and business financial affairs. He has been on several entertainment industry panels as a moderator and guest speaker, including the 2017 SXSW " Blurred Lines - Music Industry Damage Calculations" panel. Bruce was an expert witness in the "Blurred Lines" attribution case. 


Professional Affiliations

  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

In The News

Bruce Kolbrenner featured in the 52nd issue of Worth Magazine
Bruce Kolbrenner Interviewed in Rolling Stone - September 22
Bruce Kolbrenner Presents at SXSW; Prager Metis Offers Litigation Services for Entertainment Industry

Events & Presentations

Personal Managers Interchange Conference - May11-12, 2016
CMJ Entertainment Business Law Seminar - October 16, 2015