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An Established California Law Firm With A Global Reputation

Founded in 1994, by attorneys Andrew Vorzimer and Dean Masserman, Vorzimer/Masserman - Fertility & Family Law Center is a boutique law firm, based in Woodland Hills, California. Serving high-profile clients from all over the United States and around the world, our reputation for providing discrete and highly competent legal counsel, has made VM the go-to attorneys in a range of sensitive legal issues surrounding family and reproductive law.

Third party reproduction is a true specialty. Also referred to as family building, it includes surrogacy, egg and embryo donation, and requires intimate knowledge of applicable local laws, industry guidelines, insurance, immigration, probate and family law. Working from our state-of-the-art offices, bordering the Santa Monica mountains, we are proud to represent clients who demand discrete legal counsel and a sophisticated approach.

Our Practice Areas

Mother and Child

Reproductive Law

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Family Law

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Litigation

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A Highly Respected And Influential Legal Team

Andrew W. Vorzimer heads the firm’s third party reproductive practice and business litigation departments. Mr. Vorzimer is a respected author and lecturer on subjects including third party reproduction, surrogacy and egg donation.

The recipient of an “Illumination Award” from the American Fertility Association (AFA), Mr. Vorzimer has made countless broadcast appearances on radio and television and is recognized worldwide as the foremost practitioner in the field of surrogacy, egg donation and reproductive law.

Dean E. Masserman is a highly experienced and respected trial and family law attorney. He has handled in excess of 40 jury trials, 100 court trials and an estimated 5000 court hearings over the course of his 28 year career in both federal and state court.

Mr. Masserman serves as chairperson of the firm’s family law and complex litigation practices, and also acts as a mediator in dissolution matters. Mr. Masserman also counsels physicians and IVF clinics regarding their guidelines and protocols to avoid litigation.

Mr. Vorzimer and Mr. Masserman were also part of a small group of attorneys who assisted Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes in drafting AB1217 which codified the current best legal practices regarding surrogacy agreements in California, and was added to the California Family Code as Section 7962.

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A Highly Respected And Influential Legal Team

Andrew W. Vorzimer heads the firm’s third party reproductive practice and business litigation departments. Mr. Vorzimer is a respected author and lecturer on subjects including third party reproduction, surrogacy and egg donation.

The recipient of an “Illumination Award” from the American Fertility Association (AFA), Mr. Vorzimer has made countless broadcast appearances on radio and television and is recognized worldwide as the foremost practitioner in the field of surrogacy, egg donation and reproductive law.

Dean E. Masserman is a highly experienced and respected trial and family law attorney. He has handled in excess of 40 jury trials, 100 court trials and an estimated 5000 court hearings over the course of his 28 year career in both federal and state court.

Mr. Masserman serves as chairperson of the firm’s family law and complex litigation practices, and also acts as a mediator in dissolution matters. Mr. Masserman also counsels physicians and IVF clinics regarding their guidelines and protocols to avoid litigation.

Representing Our Clients With Vigor, Discretion And Respect

VM attorneys have worked on and contributed to landmark litigation in state and federal courts, in both the civil and criminal arenas. Our attorneys pride themselves on obtaining favorable results for our clients, whether through settlement or trial, and regardless of their status or standing in the community. All of VM’s clients are treated equally; with respect, dignity, professionalism and vigor.

Our attorneys have represented numerous cases on behalf of entertainment and sports celebrities, politicians, attorneys, judges and other professionals, including:

Kim Kardashian-West, Robert DeNiro, Elton John, Annie Liebovitz, Kelsey Grammer, Kanye West, Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union, Tagg Romney, Khloe Kardashian, Angela Bassett, David Furnish, Dom Deluise, “The Little Couple” (Bill Klein and Dr. Jen Arnold), Courtney B. Vance, Daniel Snyder, Mick Fleetwood, Ed O’Neill, Kylie Jenner, Elizabeth Banks, Danny Granger, Deidre Hall, Joan Lunden, UCSF Center for Reproductive Health, Kaiser Hospital, Stanford University and others, in a wide range of matters.

Regardless of your circumstances, or position, expect VM to represent your legal concerns professionally and with discretion.