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.
"Purdue Pharma, drugmaker accused of fueling the opioid epidemic, files for bankruptcy," coverage by The Washington Post, September 15, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin. Story also covered by CBS News, September 16, 2019.
"Elizabeth Warren’s Plan For ‘Big Structural Change’ Threatens Joe Biden’s Delaware," coverage by the HuffPost, September 11, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.
"Could Trump's plan to privatize Fannie Mae kill the 30-year mortgage?," coverage by NBC Business News, September 6, 2019, quoting Professor Adam J. Levitin, and referencing his testimony.
"Could Trump's plan to privatize Fannie Mae kill the 30-year mortgage", coverage in NBC News, September, 6, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.