Jon Sheldon

Staff Attorney

Jon Sheldon has been a staff attorney with NCLC for over 40 years. Jon specializes in state unfair and deceptive trade practices statutes, automobile leasing, automobile fraud, collection actions, arbitration issues, and oversees all aspects of NCLC’s publications program. Prior to joining NCLC, he was a staff attorney with the Division of Special Projects within the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC. Jon is a graduate of Harvard College (1970) as well as Harvard Law School (1973). He is also admitted to the Massachusetts bar.

He is a co-author or contributing author for a number of NCLC publications, including Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices, Automobile Fraud, Federal Deception Law, Collection Actions, Consumer Arbitration Agreements, Consumer Warranty Law, Repossessions, and Surviving Debt.

Featured Work

NCLC Digital Library: 12 Ways to Avoid Arbitration Even After Congress Overturned the CFPB Arbitration Rule

The CFPB rule would have had an enormous impact on returning to consumers remedies they had lost through the widespread use of arbitration clauses with class action bans. Nevertheless, consumers have a number of ways to defeat an arbitration requirement, as set out below.
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