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Inna Efimchik has a corporate and securities practice, focusing on emerging growth companies and angel and venture capital investors. Her practice includes general corporate counseling and securities advising, venture capital financings, debt transactions, strategic partnerships, licensing deals and other commercial transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.


During her practice she has represented companies in a wide range of industries, including software, internet, mobile, life sciences, biotechnology, medical device, communications and clean technology.


Ms. Efimchik represents several investor groups based in the Russian Federation and Ukraine and a number of companies originally formed in the CIS countries, which have established a U.S. presence.


Languages spoken: English, Russian

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Practice areas


  1. Venture Capital: 50%
  2. Corporate: 15%
  3. Contracts: 15%
  4. M & A: 10%
  5. Business: 10%



Hourly ($425/hour)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

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Contact info

White Summers Caffee & James, LLP

541 Jefferson Ave.
Suite 100
Redwood City, CA, 94063


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarNorthern California Super Lawyers2013
Law & Technology CertificateBoalt Hall School of Law2005
American Jurisprudence AwardSmall Business Counseling Practicum2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWhite Summers Caffee & James LLP2012 - Present
Of CounselWhite Summers Caffee & James LLP2011 - 2012
Corporate AttorneyEmergence Law Group2009 - 2011
AssociateCooley LLP2008 - 2009
AssociateHeller Ehrman Venture Law Group2005 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
RecapitalizationSuccessful recapitalization & stock split
Acquisition & FinancingSuccessful acquisition of company out of bankruptcy and investment
Debt FinancingFinalized debt financing for client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of California - BerkeleyHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Issues Mini-ConferenceUS Company Formation & Financing Types2013
iForum 2013Venture Capital in the Silicon Valley2013
Startup Legal 101Overview of Corporate Legal Topics for Startups2011
Startup Legal 101Corporate Law for Early-Stage Startups2011
February Dinner MeetingBusiness Entities and Contracts: Legal Nuts and Bolts for Consultants2011