Board of Directors

Sara R. Cohen, L.L.B.

Past President

Sara R. Cohen, LL.B. is a fertility law lawyer based in Toronto, with clients throughout Canada and beyond. Sara founded Fertility Law Canada at D2Law LLP where her entire practice is devoted exclusively to fertility law. She regularly acts for intended parents, surrogates, donors, cryobanks, hospitals, distributors and fertility clinics on various fertility law issues.

Canadian Lawyer Magazine has recently named Sara as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada. She is the co-chair of the Ethics and Law Special Interest Group of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society and an adjunct professor of reproductive law at Osgoode Hall Law School. Sara co-chaired Canada’s first national symposium on fertility law in Canada, is one of two international members of the executive council of the Assisted Reproductive Technology Committee of the ABA’s Family Law Section, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys (AAARTA).

Sara has been published on issues relating to reproductive law in the Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, Huffington Post, and Lawyers Weekly and is a frequent contributor to The Globe and Mail on fertility law issues. She is an in-demand speaker, having lectured at Suffolk University Law School, University of Toronto, Osgoode Hall Law School, McMaster University, AAARTA, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada, American Bar Association, and Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society. She won the 2013 Precedent Setter Award and a Clawbie Award for her blog about fertility law in Canada.

Sara is an avid social media user and invites you to follow her on Twitter @fertilitylaw and on Facebook at

Sara R. Cohen, L.L.B.