Willard P. Ogburn, Executive Director

Willard Ogburn has been the Executive Director of the National Consumer Law Center since 1987.  He has litigated and provided expert testimony and administrative representation on a wide variety of consumer law and policy issues before a range of Congressional and regulatory committees on the national and state levels. He has served as Deputy Commissioner of Banks in Massachusetts; in the Executive Office of the President; with Congress’ Legislative Reference Service; in the Law Reform Unit of Cleveland Legal Aid; as a member and Chair of the Federal Reserve Board Consumer Advisory Council; and on the Board of Directors of the Consumer Federation of America (President); Consumer Reports; the National Association of Consumer Advocates (Executive Committee); and the Center for Legal Aid Education (President).