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Andrew W. Vorzimer


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  • Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1988
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Honors Board
    • Honors: Alumni Attorney of the Year Award, 2017
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
    • B.B.A., Bachelor of Business Administration - 00/1985

Classes & Seminars

  • Teaching Assistant, Whittier College School of Law, 1986 to 1988

Pro-Bono Activities

  • International Federation Of Fertility Societies
  • World IVF
  • Parents Via Egg Donation, Board of Directors
  • Founding Fellow of the International Surrogacy Forum
  • National Association of Surrogate Mothers
  • OPTS
  • REI Nursing Congress, Member

Published Works

  • Insurance Handbook for Business Litigators (Contributing Author), 1989
  • CEB Civil Procedure Before Trial (Contributing Author), 1990
  • Insurance Handbook for Business Litigators (Contributing Author), 1991
  • Workplace Environment: Sexual Harassment, CC&F Legal Update, Winter, 1992
  • Business & Professions Code Section 17200: California's Unfair Competition Law - Parts I & II, C&C Legal Update, Sum/Fall, 1992
  • Sexual Harassment Increase in Claims Strike Fear in Employers, C&C Legal Update, Summer, 1993

Professional Associations

  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • California Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Member

Practice Areas

  • Reproductive Law
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1988


  • American Jurisprudence Awards in Torts, Criminal Law, Legal Process, Constitutional Law, Unfair Trade Practices and Remedies
  • Corpus Juris Secundum Award
  • Best Oral Advocate, Best Team, Whittier Moot Court
  • Illumination Award, American Fertility Association (AFA)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Associated Reproductive Technologies Attorneys (AAARTA)

Representative Cases

  • David Copperfield vs. Butterfield & Butterfield
  • Elizabeth Taylor vs. The National Enquirer
  • Estate of Howard Hughes vs. Summa Corporation
  • State of California in the People vs. Coastal Insurance lawsuit
  • North River Insurance Company vs. American Home Assurance Company, 210 Cal. App. 3d 108, 1989