Thaddeus King is an officer for Pew’s consumer finance project, which includes small-dollar loans and consumer banking. He works on major research reports focused on improving the safety and transparency of key banking practices, including account disclosures and overdraft fees. He also has contributed extensively to research on alternative consumer transaction accounts, particularly prepaid accounts and emerging payment options.
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.