Naomi Cahn

Naomi Cahn is Associate Dean for Faculty Development and John Theodore
Fey Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law
School. Her areas of expertise include family law, reproductive technology, and adoption law. She has written numerous law review articles on family law and other subjects, and has co-authored several books, including Contemporary Family Law (Thomson/West 2006), Families By Law: An Adoption Reader (NYU Press 2004), and Confinements: Fertility and Infertility in Contemporary Culture (Rutgers University Press 1997). Her current project is a book tentatively titled, The Parent Plan: A Legal Examination of the Means of Collaborative Reproduction (forthcoming NYU Press). She is the Legal Intersections Co-Editor of Adoption Quarterly. From 2002 to 2004, Professor Cahn was on leave in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Prior to joining the faculty at George Washington in 1993, Professor Cahn practiced with Hogan & Hartson in Washington, DC, and as a staff attorney with Philadelphia’s Community Legal Services, where she represented clients in the abuse and neglect system.