Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee

Founder of Inner City Public Interest Law Project

2000 Global Fellow

Inner City Public Interest Law Project secured financial and banking resources for low-income American families by providing advocacy and legal representation on banking issues affecting underserved and low-to-moderate income communities.

Matthew Lee is an American public interest lawyer, author, and founder of two non-profit organizations, Inner City Press and Fair Finance Watch. Both are known for their investigations of the banking industry’s treatment of low-income communities of color around the world.

Lee is the author of the non-fiction book Predatory Lending: Toxic Credit in the Global Inner City and the novel Predatory Bender. Lee is also an accredited journalist at the United Nations.

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