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Alan D. Khalfin, Esq. is a transactional attorney with vast experience in law and strategy across a wide range of fields, including technology, estate planning, asset protection, finance, media, and energy. He is licensed to practice law in California.


Mr. Khalfin takes pride in providing companies and individuals with top-notch legal expertise and strategic planning that is both thorough and practical. As part of his practice, he has negotiated hundreds of agreements for clients and has overseen numerous complex international transactions.


Mr. Khalfin was named a 2013 Super Lawyers Rising Star and is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Estate Planning and Business Law Panels and the San Mateo County Bar Association’s Business Law Panel.


Mr. Khalfin received his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law and is a graduate of the Cornell Law School Institute of International and Comparative Law. He has received several CALI Awards for Excellence in Law and holds a B.A. form the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).


Mr. Khalfin is married to Rita Khalfin and lives in San Francisco. In addition to his legal practice, he holds advisory positions in several technology startups in the Silicon Valley.


Languages spoken: English, French, Russian

Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    5 years
  2. Business: 50%
    7 years



Hourly ($300-450/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Robert B Vaksman

    I've collaborated with, supervised and sought advice from Alan on various projects and transactions. He is the consummate professional, who is exceptionally bright, diligent and dependable.


    Robert Vaksman Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Vaksman Law Offices, PC

875 Mahler Road
Suite 253
Burlingame, CA, 94010


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Estate Planning PanelBar Association of San Francisco2012
Business Law PanelBar Association of San Francisco2012
Business Law PanelSan Mateo County Bar Association2012
Excellence in International Intellectual Property LawCALI2007
Excellence in Contemporary Technology AgreementsCALI2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawVaksman Law Offices, PC2011 - Present
General CounselGlorin Group2009 - Present
General CounselMixMatchMusic, Ltd.2008 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A2008 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Cornell Law School Institute of International and Comparative LawN/ACertificate2006
University of California - Los AngelesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Keynote at Intel Developer ForumSecurity and Services in an Age of Transparent Computing2012
DEMOgalaControlling the World's Information2009
SF New TechEmerging Technology Presenter/Demonstrator2008
SF Music TechEmerging Technology Presenter/Demonstrator2008
DEMOfall 2008Emerging Technology Presenter/Demonstrator2008