Robyn Smith currently works as half-time Of Counsel with the National Consumer Law Center, where she concentrates on student loan and for-profit school issues. She also works half-time on these issues as a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Prior to this, Ms. Smith worked at the California Attorney General's office where she investigated and prosecuted businesses engaged in consumer fraud and unlawful business practices. Ms. Smith also represented low-income consumers in a wide range of consumer law matters as the Directing Attorney of the Consumer Law Project at Public Counsel in Los Angeles and as the Managing Attorney of the Windward Branch of the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii on the island of Oahu. She received her J.D. from University of Southern California.