Supervising Attorney, New York Legal Assistance Group
Jessica Ranucci is a supervising attorney in the New York Legal Assistance Group’s Special Litigation Unit, which focuses on federal court class actions benefitting low-income consumers. She has successfully litigated cases related to student loans, predatory for-profit schools, and debt collection with multi-million dollar judgments. She has served on two U.S. Department of Education negotiated rulemaking committees as a representative of legal aid organizations representing student loan borrowers. She led a successful campaign to close the predatory New York City School ASA College and win financial relief for students after its closure, and maintains a caseload of student loan clients and supervises other NYLAG staff advising clients with student loan issues.