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.


Featured Scholarship

Adam Levitin & William W. Bratton, A Transactional Genealogy of Scandal: From Michael Milken to Enron to Goldman Sachs, 86 S. Cal. L. Rev. 783-868 (2013). [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Adam Levitin & Susan M. Wachter, Why Housing?, 23 Hous. Pol'y Debate 5-27 (2013). [SSRN]
Adam Levitin & Susan M. Wachter, The Public Option in Housing Finance, 46 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1111-1173 (2013). [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Adam Levitin, Bankrupt Politics and the Politics of Bankruptcy, 97 Cornell L. Rev. 1399-1459 (2012). [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L] [SSRN]
Adam Levitin & Joshua Goodman, Bankruptcy Law and the Cost of Credit: The Impact of Cramdown on Mortgage Interest Rates, 57 J.L. & Econ. 139-158 (2014). [W] [L] [SSRN]