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Berneta L. Haynes, Attorney

2022-05-18T11:26:52-05:00January 12, 2022|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

Berneta L. Haynes is a staff attorney who focuses on consumer energy policy and medical debt. Before joining NCLC, she served as a director at Georgia Watch, a state-based consumer advocacy organization in Atlanta, where she worked to make energy programs, quality healthcare, financial protection, and civil justice more equitable and accessible for all. Her duties included leading [...]

Alpha Taylor, Attorney (Washington D.C. Office)

2022-05-18T11:27:18-05:00June 11, 2021|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

Alpha S. Taylor is a staff attorney at the National Consumer Law Center where he works on student loans and other consumer law issues. Previously, he worked as a staff attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati, handling foreclosure, eviction, and student loan cases. He also established the Hamilton County Eviction Prevention Project, [...]

Kyra Taylor, Staff Attorney

2022-05-18T11:27:45-05:00May 12, 2020|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

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 [...]

Jenifer Bosco, Staff Attorney

2020-04-28T15:40:21-05:00December 4, 2015|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

Jenifer Bosco is a staff attorney at NCLC who focuses on two broad areas: energy and utility issues that affect low-income consumers, and medical debt. She has advocated for low-income consumers in utility proceedings in several states, is a contributing author of NCLC’s treatise, Access to Utility Service, and has worked on transportation electrification policy [...]

Abby Shafroth, Attorney

2020-04-28T16:42:14-05:00September 22, 2014|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

Abby Shafroth is a staff attorney at the National Consumer Law Center and focuses on student loan and for-profit school issues, and on the intersection of criminal and consumer law. She has represented the interests of students and legal assistance organizations on federal and state policy committees, and is the co-author of two reports in [...]

April Kuehnhoff, Attorney

2020-01-10T10:36:09-05:00September 22, 2014|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

April Kuehnhoff is a staff attorney in the National Consumer Law Center’s Boston office, where she advocates for fair debt collection. She is the co-author of NCLC's Fair Debt Collection and a contributing author to Surviving Debt. Prior to joining NCLC, Ms. Kuehnhoff was an associate at Shapiro Haber & Urmy LLP, a law clerk [...]

Sarah Bolling Mancini

2020-04-28T15:55:41-05:00August 6, 2014|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

Sarah Bolling Mancini is a staff attorney focusing on foreclosures, mortgage lending, and credit reporting issues. Sarah previously worked in the Home Defense Program of Atlanta Legal Aid, and has represented homeowners in litigation in state, federal district, and bankruptcy courts. She also clerked for the Honorable Amy Totenberg, U.S. District Court for the Northern [...]

Robyn Smith, Of Counsel

2020-04-28T16:45:47-05:00April 3, 2013|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

Robyn Smith currently works as Of Counsel with the National Consumer Law Center, where she concentrates on student loan and for-profit school issues. She also works on these issues as a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Prior to this, Ms. Smith worked at the California Attorney General's office where she investigated [...]

Jeremiah Battle, Attorney

2021-09-29T15:41:04-05:00September 21, 2011|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

Jeremiah Battle, Jr. is a staff attorney, author of NCLC’s Credit Discrimination, and a contributor to several NCLC treatises including Consumer Credit Regulation, Collection Actions, Repossessions, and Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices. Previously, he was a staff attorney with Essex Newark and Northeast New Jersey Legal Services where he focused on bankruptcy, consumer fraud, [...]

Richard Dubois, Executive Director

2020-03-05T12:29:05-05:00April 20, 2010|Categories: About Us|Tags: |

Richard Dubois is the Executive Director of NCLC. Rich began his career in the consumer movement and has over 20 years of wide-ranging experience in the field. He directs a staff of highly experienced attorneys, advocates, and researchers specializing in issues of consumer law and policy in NCLC's Boston and Washington, D.C. offices.  Rich has [...]