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
"The Americans Joe Biden Left Behind on the Bankruptcy Bill", coverage in The American Prospect, January 9, 2020 by Professor Adam Levitin.
"How Warren bulldozed Hillary on the economy," coverage by Politico, December 19, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.
"What Everyone Is Missing About Elizabeth Warren’s Consulting Work," coverage by Slate, December 16, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.
"Elizabeth Warren's Work in the CMC Heartland Case," an opinion piece by Professor Adam Levitin, appearing in Credit Slips, December 9, 2019.