Professor Levitin specializes in bankruptcy, commercial law, and financial regulation. His scholarship has won numerous awards, including the American Law Institute’s Young Scholar’s Medal, in recognition of his work’s potential to influence improvements in law.
Before joining Georgetown faculty, Professor Levitin practiced in the Business Finance & Restructuring Department of Weil, Gotshal, & Manges, LLP and served as law clerk to the Honorable Jane R. Roth on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Professor Levitin has also previously served as the Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, as the Robert Zinman Scholar in Residence at the American Bankruptcy Institute, as Special Counsel to the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, and on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Consumer Advisory Board.
"What California knows about Kamala Harris," coverage by Cal Matters, August 12, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.
"New bill on students pledging future income ‘an open license for discriminatory financing’," coverage by Market Watch, August 5, 2019, quoting Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"Families Go Deep in Debt to Stay in the Middle Class," coverage by the New York Times, August 1, 2019, quoting Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan That Could Be Good for Investors," coverage by Barron's, July 23, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.