Boris E. Efron

BORIS E. EFRON was born in Lvov, Russia, and emigrated to the United States in 1960. He has been a resident of Menlo Park, California since 1962.

Boris Efron received his Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University where he majored in Forest Management, Engineering and Business Administration. He received his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law in 1977. He is a member of Phi Delta Phi.

Boris Efron began his career as an attorney in the legal department of an international corporation. Over the next seven years he rose to the position of corporate vice president, litigation. His responsibilities included corporate governance and business functions. He directed litigation efforts throughout the United States and abroad, traveling to litigate issues in employment, franchising, commercial and business litigation. He was also extensively involved in corporate risk management and tort-defense litigation.

In 1985, Boris Efron made a pivotal career choice. He decided to devote his legal practice to helping catastrophically injured consumers, people who are disadvantaged and unable to defend their rights. Since that time Boris Efron has handled, litigated, mediated, arbitrated and tried cases involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, government entity liability, product liability, insurance bad faith, premises liability, medical, legal and fiduciary malpractice, construction defects, workers’ compensation, real estate and business issues. He is a member of the San Francisco Bar Association, San Mateo County Bar Association, State Bar of California, Consumer Attorneys of California, American Association for Justice, and The Commercial Law League of America. He is a court appointed arbitrator for the San Mateo and Santa Clara County Superior Courts.

Boris Efron is a private mediator and neutral evaluator in the areas of his expertise. He brings his broad experience in law, medicine, insurance coverage, medical lien - reimbursement claim resolution, engineering, auto mechanics, forestry and business to effectively evaluate and resolve disputes. His early defense experience and work on coverage issues provide him with objectivity. His solid understanding of risk management, engineering and medical issues aid him to fairly and efficiently resolve disputes. He has traveled widely. He speaks Russian fluently and has a working knowledge of Hebrew and Polish.