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.
"McKinsey Investments Weren’t Disclosed in Bankruptcy Cases," coverage in The Wall Street Journal, June 19, 2018, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"Congress disapproves CFPB Bulletin concerning discretionary pricing by auto dealers," coverage by Ballard Spahr, May 8, 2018, quoting Professor Adam Levitin. For more on this story, see JD Supra.
"Congress Disapproves CFPB Bulletin Concerning Discretionary Pricing By Auto Dealers," coverage by The National Law Review, May 8, 2018, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.
"Under Trump, Congress has expanded use of controversial legislative tool to 'tear down’ regulations," coverage by ABC News, May 4, 2018, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.