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.
"Daily Dicta: ‘Fundamentally Flawed’: Consumers Notch Win as ALI Postpones Restatement Vote," coverage by Am Law Litigation Daily, May 22, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.
"Consumer advocates, business interests form rare alliance to block American Law Institute project," coverage by Penn Record, May 21, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.
"Law Group Won't Approve Controversial Report This Year," coverage by Law 360, May 21, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin. For more on this story, see The Verge.
"The Secret Vote That Could Wipe Away Consumer Rights," coverage by The American Prospect, May 20, 2019, quoting Professor Adam Levitin.