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.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"Sackler family moves closer to OxyContin settlement as key states drop opposition," coverage by The Washington Post, July 8, 2021, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.
"Consumers—not banks—should control access to personal financial data," an opinion piece in The Hill by Professor Adam J. Levitin, July 6, 2021.
"Sackler Family Empire Poised To Win Immunity From Opioid Lawsuits," coverage on NPR, June 2, 2021, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.
"Judge Clears Purdue Pharma's Restructuring Plan for Vote by Thousands of Claimants," coverage by The New York Times, May 26, 2021, featuring Professor Adam J. Levitin.