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
"Inspector general nominee for coronavirus fund pledges independence, faces skepticism from Democrats," coverage by Washington Post, May 5, 2020, mentioning Professor of Law Adam J. Levitin.
"Congress begins oversight of coronavirus spending," coverage by The Hour, May 5, 2020, quoting Professor of Law Adam J. Levitin.
"Pelosi announces new select committee to oversee coronavirus response, setting up clash with Trump over $2 trillion law," coverage by the Washington Post, April 2, 2020, quoting Professor of Law Adam J. Levitin.
"American Law Institute 'at a crossroads' as it works on newest Restatement, member says," coverage in the Pennsylvania Record, March 26, 2020, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.