Nicole Lester Arrindell

Nicole L. Arrindell is currently Associate General Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel at the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. In this role, Nicole manages a team that helps consumers resolve complaints against city businesses and she manages two litigation teams that investigate and prosecute illegal, deceptive, and fraudulent business practices, with a focus on schemes and scams directed at vulnerable populations, immigrants, and low-income communities.

Before joining city government, Nicole was a Senior Staff Attorney in the Consumer Rights
Project at MFY Legal Services (“MFY”), where she represented low-income and
underrepresented New Yorkers facing legal issues such as unfair debt collection practices,
identity theft, foreclosure, and foreclosure rescue scams.