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Kyra Taylor, Staff Attorney

Kyra Taylor is a staff attorney, focusing on student loans.  Prior to joining NCLC, Kyra was a staff attorney at Harvard Law's Legal Services Center, where she worked in the Project on Predatory Student Lending. Kyra also litigated consumer class actions as a public interest fellow at the Washington DC plaintiffs' firm Tycko & Zavareei LLP and [...]

Kyra Taylor, Staff Attorney2020-05-12T12:07:14-05:00

Suraj Tandukar, Administrative Assistant

As the Administrative Assistant in NCLC’s Boston office, Suraj Tandukar answers phones, assists staff with scheduling meetings and making travel arrangements, creates and modifies documents, and helps maintain our database. Suraj joined NCLC in 2020 and is very excited to be part of the NCLC team!  During his free time, he enjoys cooking and spending [...]

Suraj Tandukar, Administrative Assistant2020-03-17T10:27:48-05:00

Moussou N’Diaye, Digital Content and Operations Assistant

Moussou N’Diaye joined the National Consumer Law Center in 2020. She helps maintain and update the NCLC website, in addition to designing and tweaking digital and print materials that the organization needs. She also assists staff with software problems.  Her free time is spent illustrating, animating, and making films.

Moussou N’Diaye, Digital Content and Operations Assistant2020-04-28T15:30:57-05:00

Dick Bauer, Access to Justice Fellow

Dick Bauer joined National Consumer Law Center as HomeCorps Project Supervisor in Fall 2014, focusing on foreclosures and mortgage issues. As an Access to Justice fellow, most of Dick’s time has been spent supervising and mentoring on appeals and other housing cases. He also provides technical assistance, mentoring, and training to a number of other [...]

Dick Bauer, Access to Justice Fellow2020-03-02T08:27:39-05:00

Campaign for the Future

NCLC’s vision is for a nation in which economic opportunity is available to all. The Campaign for the Future will transform NCLC into a stronger and more sophisticated consumer rights and economic justice advocacy organization—the kind of organization needed to achieve our vision. Over the past year, NCLC has engaged our Board, Partners Council, [...]

Campaign for the Future2020-01-28T15:47:57-05:00

Video: Visionaries Profile

The work of the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) and its network is profiled in the 23rd season of Visionaries, the award-winning public television series hosted by acclaimed actor Sam Waterston of Grace and Frankie, and formerly of The Newsroom and Law & Order. The episode, now being shown on PBS stations across the country, [...]

Video: Visionaries Profile2019-11-26T10:16:48-05:00

Martha Tamayo

Martha Tamayo is a Community Advocate and a member of the Board of Directors for Central California Legal Services. Martha has worked with the Kings Community Action Organization since 2012 to help residents and communities achieve self-sufficiency. She has also worked with the humanitarian program Palomas Mensajeras to arrange visits in the U.S. between elderly [...]

Martha Tamayo2019-11-22T13:24:44-05:00

Joshua Ambre, Editorial Associate

Joshua Ambre provides support to NCLC's editorial department, building on his previous experience as a legal proofreader, freelance editor, and writing tutor. He holds a bachelor's degree with concentrations in creative writing and classics from the University of Arizona.

Joshua Ambre, Editorial Associate2020-04-28T17:43:20-05:00

Ariel Nelson, Staff Attorney

Ariel Nelson is a staff attorney at the National Consumer Law Center focusing on credit and background reporting and criminal justice debt issues. She is a contributing author to NCLC’s Fair Credit Reporting and Collection Actions. Previously, Ariel litigated administrative and environmental law cases as a staff attorney/clinical teaching fellow at Georgetown University Law Center. She also served as [...]

Ariel Nelson, Staff Attorney2020-04-28T16:17:32-05:00

Karen Lusson, Staff Attorney

Karen Lusson is a staff attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, who focuses on energy and utility issues that affect low-income customers. Previously she was the assistant bureau chief in the Public Utilities Bureau of the Illinois Attorney General’s Office.  Her duties included representing Illinois residential ratepayers in litigation involving utility rate increase requests, [...]

Karen Lusson, Staff Attorney2020-04-28T15:54:49-05:00