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Rebecca Borné

Senior Policy Counsel

Rebecca Borné is senior policy counsel, focusing on legal research and analysis related to federal consumer law and policy, with an emphasis on payday lending and checking account overdraft practices. Rebecca has testified before Senate and House committees and co-authored groundbreaking research papers on payday lending. She worked from 2008-2011 in CRL's DC office before relocating to New Haven, CT, where she is now based.

Rebecca received degrees from Louisiana State University and the Yale Law School. When Rebecca is not working, she enjoys chasing her children around, preferably outdoors.

Research & Policy

Our in-depth research of financial practices is intended to guide policymakers and opinion leaders working to improve the state of lending.

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News

June 18, 2008
Thank you for being with us today. I want to thank my co-author on this report, Peter Smith, who is also a researcher at the Center for Responsible Lending Our nation is in a crisis of debt that...
June 18, 2008
Americans 55 and over pay $4.5 billion in fees annually for overdraft loans they haven't asked for and typically don't want, a new study by the Center for Responsible Lending finds. Of that, nearly $...

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