Carolyn Fast is Special Counsel in the Consumer Frauds & Protection Bureau of the New York Attorney General’s Office. Her work has involved student lending, for-profit colleges, debt collection, online advertising, and credit reporting agencies. She served as a Negotiator for the U.S. Department of Education’s Negotiated Rulemaking for regulations governing online education providers and arrangements between colleges and banks. Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, she was a law clerk for the Honorable Victor Marrero in the Southern District of New York. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her law degree from Columbia Law School.