Efrain Gonzalez, Jr. is a civil trial attorney with MehaffyWeber. Prior to joining the firm’s litigation team, Efrain was a litigation associate at a boutique plaintiffs firm in Houston and later joined one of the oldest civil litigation defense firms in Texas.
Efrain has experience representing clients in various civil litigation matters, including contractual disputes involving damages resulting from catastrophic natural disasters, wrongful death and injury claims resulting from explosions, commercial property damage claims resulting from fires, and various product liability claims. He also has experience working for the Office of the Attorney General of Texas and the Harris County District Attorney’s Office during his law school tenure.
Efrain enjoys the challenge of litigation, from the inception to the resolution, and has tried cases to jury verdicts as lead counsel and co-counsel, representing various clients, including oil and gas and construction companies. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Awards and Recognition
- Recipient, Second Place Award, Office of the Attorney General of Texas, Regional Conference Presentations, 2012
- Recipient, Best Speaker Award, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend Mock Trial Tournament, 2011
- Semifinalist, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend Mock Trial Tournament, 2011
- Semifinalist, T. Gerald Treece South Texas College of Law Summer Trial Academy, 2011