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White Summers Caffee & James LLP Inna Efimchik

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Redwood City, CA 94063

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 a number of companies originally formed in the Russian Federation, which have established a U.S. presence.

Prior to bringing her practice to White Summers, Inna Efimchik practiced corporate and securities law at Emergence Law Group, a boutique law firm that she founded, and prior to that, in the emerging companies groups at Cooley LLP and at Heller Ehrman Venture Law Group.


In 2005, Inna Efimchik earned a J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where she was an Executive Editor of the California Law Review, and Assistant Editor of Boalt Journal of International Law. Ms. Efimchik is the recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Small Business Counseling Practicum and Trade Secrets. Ms. Efimchik holds a Law & Technology Certificate from Boalt Hall. Inna Efimchik graduated with a B.A. in History, with distinction, from the University of California at Berkeley in 2000.

Inna Efimchik is a member of the State Bar of California.

Representative Transactions

  • Representation of a medical device company in a recapitalization and reverse stock split

  • Representation of foreign investors in the acquisition of a U.S. manufacturing company in a bankruptcy proceeding and subsequent representation of acquired company in its $11,500,000 Series A Preferred Stock financing, and $3,000,000 secured debt financing

  • Representation of a SAAS data backup services company in an $800,000 asset purchase transaction

  • Representation of investors in a voluntary liquidation and restructuring of a scientific data management company and subsequent representation of restructured company in its $150,000 secured convertible debt financing, and its $450,000 Series A Financing

  • Representation of an online retailer in obtaining $300,000 in a secured debt financing

  • Representation of an angel investor in a $750,000 secured convertible debt financing into a company developing online and mobile interactive health management systems

  • Representation of a terminated co-founder in his settlement agreement with the company

  • Representation of a biofuels company in drafting, review, and negotiation of nondisclosure, third party collaboration, and other commercial agreements

  • Representation of foreign investors in a mobile app development company to repurchase founder shares and gain control of the company

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White Summers provides practical and cost-effective approaches to startup legal matters. From our Redwood City, California office, we serve individuals and businesses throughout the San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco Counties, including Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Woodside, Atherton, Los Altos, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Santa Clara, San Jose, Saratoga, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, Foster City, Burlingame, Brisbane, Daly City, and the City of San Francisco.

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