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.


Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

Adam Levitin, Samson, Shorn: The Source-of-Strength Doctrine in Bankruptcy, 42 Yale J. on Reg. (forthcoming).

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Adam Levitin, The New Usury: The Ability-To-Repay Revolution in Consumer Finance, 92 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 425-484 (2024). [WWW] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Adam Levitin, The Financial Inclusion Trilemma, 41 Yale J. on Reg. 109-163 (2024). [WWW] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Adam J. Levitin, Not Your Keys, Not Your Coins: Unpriced Credit Risk in Cryptocurrency, 101 Tex. L. Rev. 877-954 (2023). [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Adam J. Levitin, Judge Shopping in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, 2023 U. Ill. L. Rev. 351-417. [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]