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 - Journal Articles & Working Papers
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"Wanna spend $2 trillion? Here's the agonizing choice you face", coverage in The Washington Post, March 23, 2020 quoting Professor Adam Levitin.
"How to Money to Small Businesses. Fast", coverage in The New York Times, March 24, 2020 by Professor Adam J. Levitin and Satyam Khanna.
"‘Rent-a-Banks’ Defy States’ Growing Efforts to Curb High-Cost Lending," coverage in the Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2020, quoting Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"What’s At Stake As CFPB ‘Constitutionality’ Gets SCOTUS Hearing," coverage by Pymnts, March 3, 2020, mentioning Professor Adam Levitin.