About Us

Our Mission

Since 1969, the nonprofit National Consumer Law Center® (NCLC®) has used its expertise in consumer law and energy policy to work for consumer justice and economic security for low-income and other disadvantaged people, including older adults, in the U.S.

NCLC’s expertise includes policy analysis and advocacy; consumer law and energy publications; litigation; expert witness services, and training and advice for advocates. 
NCLC works with nonprofit and legal services organizations, private attorneys, policymakers, and federal and state government and courts across the nation to stop exploitive practices, help financially stressed families build and retain wealth, and advance economic fairness

  • Form 990 2012 and 2013
  • Employer Identification Number: 04-2488502

Diversity Mission Statement

In support of its mission serving low-income consumers, the National Consumer Law Center is committed to supporting and advancing diversity inside and outside the organization. By devoting time and resources to encouraging diversity, the Center strives to foster an inclusive and welcoming climate that respects different viewpoints, backgrounds and life experiences.