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.
"Depoliticize Supreme Court by adding two dozen new justices", coverage in The Hill, December 7, 2018, by Professor Adam J. Levitin Georgetown University Law Center.
"Digital Federal Credit Union Snared in Excessive Overdraft Fees Lawsuit," coverage by LawyersandSettlement.com, October 3, 2018, referencing a 2010 report by Professor Adam Levitin.
"2020 Democrats Band Together to Call for Puerto Rico Debt Cancellation," coverage in The Intercept, July 25, 2018, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.
"McKinsey Investments Weren’t Disclosed in Bankruptcy Cases," coverage in The Wall Street Journal, June 19, 2018, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.