Thaddeus King is an officer for Pew’s consumer banking project, an initiative that advocates for policies that better protect and inform American checking accountholders. He works on major research report releases that focus on improving the safety and transparency of key banking practices, including disclosures, overdraft fees, and arbitration. He also has contributed extensively to research on alternative consumer transaction accounts, particularly prepaid accounts and mobile payments.
King previously worked as a law clerk at the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, in the departments of regulatory affairs and regulatory compliance, and as a research assistant focused on financial regulation at The George Washington University Law School. He is a member of the State Bar of Maryland. King holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of South Carolina and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.