Rachel Labush has been a staff attorney at Community Legal Services since 2006. Since 2008, she has been a member of the Consumer and Homeownership Unit, where her practice focuses on defending low income homeowners from foreclosure, and suing mortgage companies for servicing abuses, predatory lending and fraud. With the National Consumer Law Center and other partners, Rachel advocates for improvements to loan modification programs and foreclosure protections for low income homeowners. She regularly trains advocates on loan modifications, foreclosure defense, and mortgage litigation. Rachel was a judicial clerk for the Hon. Anita. B. Brody, Eastern District of Pennsylvania prior to her joining CLS. She earned her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the student-run Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.