Laura Antonini

Laura AntoniniLaura Antonini was the Policy Director of #REPRESENT. She focused on reforming deceptive practices law and class action litigation procedures. Antonini has provided guidance on class action “best practices” and consulted with the European Union on their collective redress law. She also works on privacy, data collection, and automation issues. Previously, she was a staff attorney at Consumer Watchdog, where she focused on complex litigation in federal and state court, as well as on California insurance regulatory issues. As an attorney at the Law Firm for Non-Profits, Antonini advised nonprofit organizations on formation, governance, compliance, and tax matters. Her work has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Financial Times, Bloomberg Law, Law360, Gizmodo, Mercury News, The Hill, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Insider Intelligence, and She received her B.S. from University of California, Davis, in Environmental Biology and Management and her J.D. from Pace Law School with a certification in Environmental Law. 

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#REPRESENT fights to protect consumers against injustices that strip consumers of money, time, and personal information.


REPRESENT is a project of the Consumer Education Foundation. The Consumer Education Foundation is a California nonprofit consumer advocacy organization incorporated in 1998 under United States Internal Revenue Code, 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(4) as part of a settlement of a lawsuit.

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Harvey Rosenfield

HarveyHarvey Rosenfield is the President of the Consumer Education Foundation. Rosenfield is one of the nation's foremost consumer advocates. He founded the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization Consumer Watchdog in 1985, where he is presently outside counsel. Trained as a public interest lawyer, Rosenfield authored insurance reform Proposition 103 and organized the campaign that led to its passage by California voters in 1988. He has co-authored groundbreaking initiatives on HMO reform and utility rate deregulation. He is the author of the book, Silent Violence, Silent Death: The Hidden Epidemic of Medical Malpractice. Rosenfield graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College and obtained a degree in law and a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. Prior to Consumer Watchdog, he was a staff attorney for Ralph Nader's Washington, D.C. organization, Public Citizen Congress Watch, and Program Director for the California Public Interest Research Group (CalPIRG). In 2010, his alma mater awarded him an honorary degree. Discover more about Harvey Rosenfield.