Margaret Swain is an attorney in private practice in Baltimore, MD. A former surgical, delivery room and IVF clinical nurse, her practice concentration is in Assisted Reproductive Technology Law, Adoption and Guardianship. Ms. Swain is a fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, where she chaired the ARTs Committee, and served four years on the Academy's Board of Trustees. She is a long-standing member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and co-chaired the formation of its Legal Professional Group, of which she is Past-Chair. A member of the ABA and its Family Law Section on ART, Ms. Swain is also a charter fellow of the American Academy of Assisted Reproductive Technology Attorneys, and an appointee to the AAARTA Executive Council, as well as Chair of its CLE Committee. Ms. Swain also serves on the Executive Council of ASRM's affiliate, The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology. Ms. Swain has authored a number of textbook chapters, is a frequent lecturer, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law. She is a 2008 recipient of the national Congressional Coalition on Adoption's "Angels in Adoption" award.