American Banker has hired Morning Consult reporter Claire Williams to work in its Washington bureau.
She will be covering banking regulation, the U.S. Treasury and crypto.
At S&P Global, Williams focused on Walmart, the decline of U.S. shopping malls and the recent wave of bankruptcies in the sector. Her beat also included big-box retail, e-commerce, apparel/footwear and specialty retail companies that rank among the largest in the world, such as Amazon, Home Depot and Nike.
A UNC-Chapel Hill graduate, Williams previously covered Tyson Foods and agribusiness while at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.