Alys Cohen is a staff attorney at the National Consumer Law Center’s Washington office, where she advocates before Congress and federal regulatory agencies on predatory lending and foreclosure prevention. Ms. Cohen also trains and consults with attorneys and other advocates nationwide on mortgage lending matters. Prior to joining the NCLC staff, Ms. Cohen served as an attorney in the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Financial Practices, where she focused on predatory lending and discrimination matters. Ms. Cohen is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
She is co-author of NCLC's Truth in Lending, Mortgage Lending, Consumer Credit Regulation, Credit Discrimination, and Mortgage Lending.