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428 Boulevard of the Allies, Suite 500
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 332-9101
Fax: (856) 210-7354
Efrem M. Grail is a former prosecutor and big firm partner who defends entities and individuals in white collar criminal matters and regulatory proceedings, and represents clients in key litigation matters. Efrem also conducts internal investigations, litigates complex business disputes in federal and state court, and advises on compliance and regulatory matters. Efrem has been named as a “SuperLawyer” since 2005.
Efrem was a Litigation Partner at Reed Smith LLP, ranked 25th on The American Lawyer’s 2018 Am Law 200, in the Internal Investigations and Government Enforcement Defense Practice from 1997-2014. He chaired the Pro Bono Committee for the Pittsburgh office of Reed Smith.
Efrem served as a Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles from 1989-1995 (Special Investigations Division 1991-95). He tried more than 60 jury trials, prosecuting government official and police officer misconduct, public corruption, government contracting fraud and election campaign law violations.
Efrem worked for the Bird Marella firm in Southern California after his government service, the nationally-recognized litigation “boutique” engaged solely in the practice of complex civil and white collar criminal litigation.
Efrem was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Corporate Governance & Compliance Law and in Criminal Defense/White Collar Law. He was also selected as one of the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense, which named him to its Corporate Counsel Edition and Super Lawyers Business Edition.
Efrem has represented clients in confidential matters before federal grand juries and in courtrooms across the country.
Efrem is admitted to following Circuit Courts and has appeared for arguments in all except the Ninth.
Efrem has served on a variety of nonprofit boards and committees serving the legal community and the underserved.
Efrem M. Grail
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1907
Phone: (412) 227-2969
Fax: (856) 210-7354