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.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"NRA Leadership on Trial in High-Stakes Bankruptcy Hearings," coverage in The Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2021, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.
"NRA is 'out of ammo' as it faces a mess of its own making, many experts say," coverage by ABC News, February 22, 2021, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.
"NRA bankruptcy gambit may backfire," an opinion piece in the Financial Times, February 21, 2021, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.
"As Trump's businesses struggle, the most profitable asset in his real estate empire is at risk," coverage by NBC News, February 12, 2021, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.