Michael Best is a staff attorney at NCLC where he works on financial services issues, including credit reporting and high cost lending. He's a contributor to NCLC's treatises Fair Credit Reporting and Consumer Credit Regulation. Previously, he was the director of advocacy outreach at Consumer Federation of America, where he worked to build and strengthen coalitions around consumer advocacy work in the financial services sphere. Before joining the consumer movement, he worked in the labor movement at Change to Win. Michael is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and Northeastern University in Boston.