Sam Shepard is the N. Neal Pike Fellow at NCLC working to develop resources that help Americans with physical, intellectual, developmental, or other disabilities use consumer law protections to seek justice. In 2019, Sam was a Hobbs Fellow at NCLC. Previously, he worked as a judicial intern for Judge Ojetta Rogeriee Thompson on the First [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]