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.
"This Was Elizabeth Warren’s Plan All Along," coverage in the Huffington Post, July 17, 2019, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.
"Industry Experts Selected for CFPB Panels on UDAAP," coverage by ACA News/ACA International, June 13, 2019, mentioning Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"CFPB to kick off symposium series with forum on 'abusive' standard," coverage by American Banker, June 11, 2019, mentioning Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"Daily Dicta: ‘Fundamentally Flawed’: Consumers Notch Win as ALI Postpones Restatement Vote," coverage by Am Law Litigation Daily, May 22, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.