Meet the Grail Law Firm

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. 

Mr. Grail tries cases, conducts internal investigations, and represents entities and individuals in criminal and administrative enforcement actions and complex civil litigation.  

Attorney Bios

Efren Grail 9917.jpg

Recent Engagements

In the past 12 months, The Grail Law Firm has:

  • Successfully defended a community bank in federal Department of Justice and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency investigations into Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering allegations;
  • Obtained deferral of federal health care fraud charges brought against an individual medical practitioner;
  • Represented the owner of a health care clinic in a federal fraud and Diversion case in federal court;
  • Successfully resolved a major business’s protest of private penalty assessments by a credit card issuer following a data breach, and helped remediate key IT issues stemming from it;
  • Defended a national specialty pharmaceutical provider against False Claims Act allegations initiated by a qui tam “relator” in federal court;
  • Opposed FDA allegations regarding fundamental safety issues for a medical device manufacturer;
  • Provided pro bono legal services to secure electronic access and protect online privacy rights for local library users;
  • Won the dismissal of a libel case in federal court on behalf of a nationally-recognized former entertainer;
  • Obtained Pretrial Diversion of federal narcotics charges for licensed providers.

Practice areas

Collar Criminal Defense


Government & Internal Investigations

Complex Commercial Litigation



Efrem M. Grail

The Grail Law Firm

Koppers Building, 30th Floor

436 Seventh Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1907


The Grail Law Firm is located in the historic Koppers building in downtown Pittsburgh. 


Tel: (412) 227-2969

Fax: (856)-210-7354


Download vCard