WORLDWIDE SERVICES

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Expert ART legal services, no matter where home is

International Fertility Law Group is known as a leader in the field of assisted reproductive technology law due in part to our understanding of and experience in navigating the myriad of diverse laws governing ART and family formation in the U.S. and all over the world.

IFLG takes pride in having provided legal services to hundreds of intended parents from nearly 80 countries as well as the work of founder Rich Vaughn in helping to improve global standards for recognition of parental authority and citizenship to children born via surrogacy. We offer the largest network of assisted reproduction, family law and immigration attorneys worldwide to help assure our clients that their newly formed families are properly documented and protected in accordance with the laws of their home country.

Regardless of where you are from or where your family will reside, our team of fertility law professionals can provide the best, most up-to-date legal representation available for your unique situation. Contact us today…  

Worldwide Services

Over 71 Countries

IFLG is known for its nationwide attorney network and extensive knowledge of parentage and surrogacy laws throughout the U.S. and the world.

NATIONAL CLIENTS

For intended parents who reside in the U.S., we work with a carefully vetted, nationwide network of experienced, licensed attorneys prepared to handle courtroom appearances and assist with other official actions as needed, in any state, under the supervision of experienced reproductive law attorney and IFLG founder Rich Vaughn.

We also maintain the expertise to provide you with information and advice about which states offer the fastest, lowest-risk, and most affordable options for your personal situation.

INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS

We have extensive experience with intended parents coming to the United States from other countries and assisting them with all aspects of family formation via assisted reproductive technology.

We offer full support for clients who reside outside the United States, which may include: preparing additional legal provisions for your surrogacy and/or donor agreements; researching birth certificate requirements in your home country; and assisting you with obtaining apostilled documents and a U.S. passport for your newborn child for your return home.

All attorney services are personally supervised by experienced fertility law attorney and IFLG founder Rich Vaughn.

Note: You will also need to retain an immigration and family law attorney in your home country so that we can properly coordinate your parental establishment confirmation. IFLG will be happy to assist you in locating such an attorney if you need a referral.

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Expert ART legal services, no matter where home is

International Fertility Law Group is known as a leader in the field of assisted reproductive technology law due in part to our understanding of and experience in navigating the myriad of diverse laws governing ART and family formation in the U.S. and all over the world.

IFLG takes pride in having provided legal services to hundreds of intended parents from nearly 80 countries as well as the work of founder Rich Vaughn in helping to improve global standards for recognition of parental authority and citizenship to children born via surrogacy. We offer the largest network of assisted reproduction, family law and immigration attorneys worldwide to help assure our clients that their newly formed families are properly documented and protected in accordance with the laws of their home country.

Regardless of where you are from or where your family will reside, our team of fertility law professionals can provide the best, most up-to-date legal representation available for your unique situation. Contact us today…  

Worldwide Services

Over 71 Countries

IFLG is known for its nationwide attorney network and extensive knowledge of parentage and surrogacy laws throughout the U.S. and the world.

+ National Clients

NATIONAL CLIENTS

For intended parents who reside in the U.S., we work with a carefully vetted, nationwide network of experienced, licensed attorneys prepared to handle courtroom appearances and assist with other official actions as needed, in any state, under the supervision of experienced reproductive law attorney and IFLG founder Rich Vaughn.

We also maintain the expertise to provide you with information and advice about which states offer the fastest, lowest-risk, and most affordable options for your personal situation.

+ International Clients

INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS

We have extensive experience with intended parents coming to the United States from other countries and assisting them with all aspects of family formation via assisted reproductive technology.

We offer full support for clients who reside outside the United States, which may include: preparing additional legal provisions for your surrogacy and/or donor agreements; researching birth certificate requirements in your home country; and assisting you with obtaining apostilled documents and a U.S. passport for your newborn child for your return home.

All attorney services are personally supervised by experienced fertility law attorney and IFLG founder Rich Vaughn.

Note: You will also need to retain an immigration and family law attorney in your home country so that we can properly coordinate your parental establishment confirmation. IFLG will be happy to assist you in locating such an attorney if you need a referral.

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Peiya Wang
PEIYA WANG(王培娅)
Paralegal (律师助理)

Peiya Wang joined IFLG as a paralegal in 2015, where she manages surrogacy, egg donation and parental establishment cases and provides translation services for many of IFLG’s international clients. Peiya received her bachelor’s degree from Beijing Technologies and Business University, where she majored in Marketing. She moved to the United States in 2012 to attend Northeast University in Boston, Massachusetts, receiving a Master of Science degree in Global Studies and International Affairs in 2014. Peiya moved to Los Angeles in 2015 and received her paralegal certification from UCLA Extension. When away from the office, Peiya is a dragon boat paddler and a ballroom dancer, where she favors Rumbas and Cha-chas. She is fluent in Mandarin and English.

Luis Sosa
LUIS SOSA
Paralegal

Luis R. Sosa joined IFLG as a paralegal in 2016, where he enjoys pursuing his passion for family and reproductive law. While working toward his bachelor’s degree at Florida International University, Luis worked as a paralegal and legal assistant for family law litigation firms in Miami and Washington, D.C. As a paralegal and case manager for IFLG, Luis, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, manages surrogacy, egg donation and other reproductive law cases. In addition to spending time with husband Randy and dog Marty, Luis enjoys being outdoors and appreciating the arts.

Toni Hughes
TONI HUGES
Paralegal

After receiving her B.S. in Business Management, Toni joined IFLG to pursue her dream of working in the legal field. As a Paralegal with over 10 years of experience in the assisted reproduction technology field, Toni is our Managing Paralegal, responsible for training and managing our paralegal staff. From drafting legal documents to assisting our clients with post-birth matters, Toni embraces the challenge of learning something new in this field each day. Besides spending time with her son, Jordan, Toni enjoys exploring new things, cooking, spending time with family and friends, and serving as a Youth Advisor for “Next Generation.”

Miesha Cowart
MIESHA COWART
Financial Coordinator

Miesha Cowart joined IFLG as a financial specialist in 2014 following a successful career in development and business finance. Miesha previously worked for 10 years in the construction industry as a controller and for 13 years as Development Coordinator for the non-profit U.S. Fund for UNICEF. In her free time, Miesha works with “Next Generation” at her church. “They are my heartbeats!” she says of the youth in her community.

Kim
KIM DEVEREAUX
Paralegal

Kim has over 25 years of experience in the legal field and has worked exclusively in surrogacy and assisted reproduction law since 1999. Kim is a senior case manager of surrogacy and egg donation cases, and is also responsible for managing parental establishment cases and interacting with IFLG’s Of Counsel attorneys across the country. With three children of her own, Kim understands the importance of family and finds working in this area of law a rewarding experience.

Rich Vaughn
RICHARD B. VAUGHN
Founder

Attorney Rich Vaughn combined his personal passion as a father of twin boys born via assisted reproductive technology (ART) with more than 20 years of experience in business and technology law to build International Fertility Law Group. Today IFLG is one of the most successful and best-known law firms in the world focused exclusively on fertility law, helping thousands of intended parents through empathetic listening, thoughtful and compassionate guidance, and unmatched legal expertise. As an advocate for reproductive freedom, Rich also contributes his knowledge and time to improving the understanding and practice of ART law, serving as chair of the American Bar Association ART Committee and speaking to law students, faculty and advocacy organizations all over the world.

Elizabeth Tamayo
ELIZABETH TAMAYO
Paralegal

Elizabeth received her Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University of Los Angeles. Shortly after graduating, she continued her education at the University of California, Los Angeles where she obtained her Paralegal certificate. Elizabeth is fluent in Spanish and has been in the legal field since 2009. She is excited to be a part of the IFLG Team helping families realize their dreams.

Tania Steele
TANIA STEELE
Legal Assistant

Tania Steele joined IFLG as a legal assistant in early 2016 and has since been immersed in the complexities of assisted reproductive technology law. Tania received her Bachelor of Arts degree at Chapman University in Orange, California, and a graduate degree from University of Leicester in England, where she pursued an interest in art. In 2013, she accepted a volunteer position at Legal Aid Society of Orange County, where she helped with the intake of new clients and was inspired to obtain a paralegal certificate from Fullerton College. As an undergraduate, Tania lived in Italy and studied the Italian language. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Italian and enjoys assisting as a translator for many of IFLG’s international clients. Outside of the office, Tania enjoys concerts, films, reading and travel.