Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal appointed Kaitlin A. Caruso to serve as the Acting Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs in January, 2021. Before assuming leadership of the Division, Caruso served as its Deputy Director for Policy and Strategic Planning since 2018.
Before coming to the Division, Caruso most recently served as the chair of the Strategic Advocacy Committee and Senior Counsel for Strategic Advocacy at the New York City Law Department. She has also worked in the New York City Law Department’s Legal Counsel Division, in the Office of Counsel to the Mayor, and for the New York City Council.
Caruso received her law degree from Yale Law School, where she has also served as a lecturer in local government impact litigation, and graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Psychology.