Abby Shafroth is Co-Director of Advocacy and Director of the Student Loan Borrower Assistance project at the National Consumer Law Center. She focuses on student loan and for-profit school issues, and on the intersection of criminal and consumer law. She has represented the interests of student borrowers and legal assistance organizations on federal and state policy committees, and is the co-author of numerous reports and briefs on criminal justice debt and student loans. She is also an author of the National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Law and Collection Actions treatises. Prior to joining NCLC, Abby litigated civil rights and employment class and collective actions at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC in Washington, D.C., and worked as an attorney at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.