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White Summers Caffee & James LLP
Inna Efimchik

541 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 100
Redwood City, CA 94063

Startup Attorney in Silicon Valley

Inna Efimchik, a Partner in the Emerging Companies group at White Summers Caffee & James LLP (White Summers) and head of its CIS practice, provides business advisory and legal services to entrepreneurs, startup ventures, emerging growth companies, and investors in the United Stated and internationally.

Ms. Efimchik guides her clients through the development of business plans, choosing a form of business, corporate and limited liability company structuring decisions, securities issuance & stock plan matters, funding and financing, private placements of securities, and contracts negotiation.

Intelligent business and legal planning is essential when starting a new business to ensure business growth and long term success. At White Summers, we endeavor to ensure that our clients are well-prepared to grow their businesses and avoid the pitfalls many encounter when not represented by experienced business attorneys, specializing in emerging company work.

Practice Areas

Ms. Efimchik advises startups and emerging companies registered in California or Delaware on a wide range of issues, including:

  • Business Startup and Organization
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Private Securities Issuances
  • Raising Capital / Venture Capital Deals / Angel Investments
  • Licensing and Other Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Restructuring / Recapitalization
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
Ms. Efimchik also represents venture capital funds and individual investors in negotiating and documenting their U.S.-based investments.


Ms. Efimchik's philosophy for practicing law is simple - provide oustanding service to clients. The following are the core values which embody outstanding service, as we see it:

  • Excellence - Provide outstanding client experience and service by always exceeding expectations of value, quality, expertise and personal service.

  • Communication - Great communication is paramount to providing great service. We listen to our clients to understand their needs exactly.

  • Commitment - As an attorney at a boutique firm, Ms. Efimchik works with a limited number of select clients, which allows her to deliver dedicated, ultra-responsive client service.

Schedule a Free Consultation

Prospective clients can schedule a free phone consultation by contacting Inna Efimchik by email or by phone and providing their name and the proposed date & time of consultation.

p: 650.298.6014

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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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