Media Coverage


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The seminars, panels and interviews listed below are a sampling of media appearances Liz has participated in. This list is not intended to be, nor is it, an exhaustive list of all of Liz’s public appearances.

Panels and Lectures

2015 ART Fall Conference: Coming Together to Address Family Building Issues
“Money Management in Surrogacy Arrangements: Common Problems and Creative Solutions”
Monday, October 5th
Chicago, IL
Sponsored by the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys (or AAARTA)

“Family Building in the Twenty-First Century”
July 7th, 2015
Federal Reserve Bank
New York, NY

The Fertility Forum
On itunes available for free download
Air date 4/23/2012
What’s In Your Contract? Legal Help for Donated Embryos and Gametes.
Interviewed by Phyllis Martin, M.Ed, LPC
With co-guest Amy Demma, Esq.

“Attorneys and Contracts in Egg and Embryo Donation: What you need to know!”
Presented in partnership with RESOLVE of the Northeast
New York, NY
Q&A with Liz and colleague Amy Demma, Esq.

The 2010 APC Annual Conference
Adoption and ART Decision-making
Brooklyn, NY

Teleseminar on Embryo Donation

For a list of all podcasts available on RESOLVE’s website please go to:

American Bar Association’s ART Committee (April 2010)
Mediator of “The Great Debate: Hot Topics in ART Law”
New Orleans, LA

Let’s Talk Adoption
The New Jersey Adoption Conference
(November 2008)
Concerned Persons for Adoption

“Third-Party Parenting and Adoption: What You Need to Know in NJ”
Rutger’s University, Busch Campus
Piscataway, NJ

The American Fertility Association’s 2008 Annual Family Matters Conference
Steiner Studios, Brooklyn, NY

American Bar Association
Family Law Fall Continuing Legal Education Conference 2008
“At Least Ten Things Every Family Lawyer Should Know about Assisted Reproductive Technology Law”

2008 – 2010
Pace University School of Law
Taught Seminars on Third-Party Assisted Reproduction and the law

Liz served on a panel of nationally renowned experts at the American Bar Association’s 2007 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California to analyze the ABA’s proposed Model Act on Assisted Reproductive Law

Liz joined a panel of national experts at the American Fertility Association’s 2007 Annual Family Building Conference to discuss issues in Third-Party Assisted Reproduction for more information please contact the American Fertility Association

Newspaper Articles

June 17th, 2015 – New York Times
“Industry’s Growth Leads to Leftover Embryos, and Painful Choices” by Tamar Lewin
(The print version of this article appeared on the front page.)

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LA Daily News
“Adopting Patience” by Valerie Kuklenski

March 12th, 2007
The Ultimate Insider’s Guide to Adoption was named’s How-To-Book Of the Week!,0,87512.story

Magazine Articles

Family Advocate
Fall 2011

The following article was written by Liz for The American Bar Association’s Section on Family and its publication The Family Advocate. Please note when reading this article that it was written for other attorneys as an introduction to dealing with clients entering into egg donation arrangements. The article is being posted on the website as it contains valuable information on why egg donation agreements are necessary and valuable; but when reading the article please consider that it was written for an audience of attorneys, not those individuals or parents entering into the emotionally complex world of egg donation.

“Top Ten Drafting Tips for Egg Donation Agreement”

ABA Journal
As Surrogacy Becomes More Popular, Legal Problems Proliferate.
March 1, 2011
By Mark Hansen

Working Mother Magazine
“Considering Surrogacy: Having another woman carry your child can be an option for helping you start or grow your family. But first, you have to know yourself–and the law.”
By Tiffany Forte

Family Building
Winter Issue
“Starting Your Adoption Plan: Food for Thought” (title subject to change at discretion of RESOLVE editors)

Newsletter Of Greater Hartford, CT
Winter 2007
“Considering Egg Donation: Here Is How One Woman Made It Work”

Working Mother Magazine
May 2007
Liz was interviewed for an article on International Adoption.

Consumer Digest Magazine
March 2007
Liz was interviewed for an article on adoption.

Newsletter of the NorthEast Region
Spring Issue
“Making Your Domestic Adoption Plan Work: Being Open and Flexible”


Blog quote: Why Personhood Bills Pose Such A Threat To The Infertility Community & Society In General

More blog references: Parents Via Egg Donation

Stirrup Queens and Sperm Palace Jesters Blogging Book Tour Review of Liz’s Book: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide to Adoption
For more information on how to participate contact or see:

Radio Appearances

Creating a Family Blog Talk Radio
Topics: Domestic Adoption (February 25, 2009) and How to Choose an Adoption Agency (February 17, 2010)

“Help Me Rhonda Show”
Wednesday, January 17th, 2007
11:00 a.m. – Noon PT
KDAL-AM (Deluth, MN)
Live w/ Call-Ins
By phone:
218.722.0839 studio #

“Barbara McFadden Show”
Saturday, January 20th, 2007 and
Saturday, Feburary 10th, 2007
10:05am -10:45 am ET
WFHG-AM (Bristol, VA)
Live w/ Call-Ins

“AM Ocala”
Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
9:35am-10am ET
WOCA-AM (Ocala, FL)
Live w/ Call-Ins

“Late Morning Edition”
KVON-AM (Napa, CA)
check local radio listings or
this website for updated show information

KBSG Radio (Seattle, WA)
check local radio listings or
this website for updated show information

“Joan Hamburg Show”
Wednesday, December 13th, 2006
10:00-10:15 a.m. ET, Live
WOR Radio 710 (New York, NY)
Listen to the Podcast

Voice of America
“News Now”
check local radio listings
The program will be translated and aired internationally and in the US on the web,