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.


Forthcoming Works - Books

Adam Levitin & Susan M. Wachter, The Great American Housing Bubble: What Went Wrong and How We Can Protect Ourselves in the Future (Harvard University Press forthcoming).

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

Adam J. Levitin, The Fast and the Usurious: Putting the Brakes on Auto Lending Abuses, 108 Geo. L.J. (forthcoming).

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

William Bratton & Adam J. Levitin, A Tale of Two Markets: Regulation and Innovation in Post-Crisis Mortgage and Structured Finance Markets, 2020 U. Ill. L. Rev. 47-121.
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Adam J. Levitin, Bankruptcy's Lorelei: The Dangerous Allure of Financial Institution Bankruptcy, 97 N.C. L. Rev. 243-292 (2019).
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U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

Brief of Amici Curiae Financial Regulation Scholars in Support of Affirmance, Seila Law LLC v. CFPB, No. 19-7 (U.S. Jan. 22, 2020).