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.
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"Justices Urged to Review Judge-Made Bankruptcy Appeal Roadblock," coverage by Bloomberg Law, September 27, 2021, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"J&J May Court Trouble With 'Texas Two-Step' Talc Gambit," coverage by Law360, September 20, 2021, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"Do income share agreements help people pay for college—or are they loans that help providers evade regulation?," coverage by MarketWatch, September 10, 2021, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"How asbestos saved the Sackler family from bankruptcy," coverage by The Economist, September 11, 2021, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.