Chris Kukla leads CRL's work on auto lending issues, as well as CRL's policy work in North Carolina since 2002. Based in the Durham office, Chris also counsels policymakers and advocates in Washington, DC, North Carolina and in other states on consumer lending legislation and regulation.
Chris holds a BA degree in Political Science and French from Alma College, and received his JD degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School. Prior to joining CRL, Chris served as a Congressional aide for five years, focused primarily on appropriations and financial issues. When not at work or parenting two young children, Chris is an avid baseball fan.