Fort Lauderdale, FL – February 25, 2020 – Greenspoon Marder is pleased to announce that surrogacy and assisted reproductive partner Marla Neufeld is a recipient of the 2020 Burton Awards’ . This award honors law firm partners and associates for clear, concise, and comprehensive legal writing. Ms. Neufeld’s article which she co-authored with attorney Kimberly Gold, Esq., titled, Law360 Legal Writing Award The A, B, C’s (along with CDCs and FDAs) of Regulatory Implications over Assisted Reproductive Technology was published in the December 2019 edition of the American Bar Association’s Health Law journal. The awards program is designed to reward major achievements in the law, ranging from literary awards to the greatest reform in law. The awards are selected by professors from Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, UC Berkeley School of Law, Stanford Law School and Columbia Law School, among others. Recipients will be honored at the Burton Awards Event at the Library of Congress on June 8 th in Washington, D.C. Prominent officials who have been guest speakers at the event have included John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Justice Antonin Scalia, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Justice John Paul Stevens ( retired). In the past, other well-known dignitaries have participated in the program including Tom Brokaw, Bob Schieffer, Tim Russert, Chris Matthews, George Will and master of ceremonies, Bill Press. The entertainers have included Idina Menzel, Shin Lim, Megan Hilty, Jay Leno, Kristen Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters, and Vanessa Williams.
Marla Neufeld is a partner in Greenspoon Marder’s Surrogacy and Assisted Reproductive Technology practice group, which she founded, and represents parties using a surrogate, egg, sperm or embryo donor. Ms. Neufeld was personally part of the statistic of one of every eight couples of childbearing age struggling with infertility and utilizes her own experience with her fertility related legal practice. She experienced her own infertility journey for over four years and ultimately used a gestational surrogate to build her own family. She also co-authored a book published by the American Bar Association titled,
The ABA Guide to Assisted Reproduction: Techniques, Legal Issues and Pathways to Success.
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