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
"The Supreme Court Could Upend the Housing Market," coverage in Newsweek, September 7, 2023, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.
"Sacklers’ Fate at Supreme Court Poised to Reshape Bankruptcy Law," coverage in Bloomberg Law, August 11, 2023, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.
"The solution to Biden’s student loan problems is right before his eyes," an opinion piece by Professor Brian Galle and Professor Adam Levitin, in The Washington Post, July 18, 2023.
"Love it or hate it, the Silicon Valley Bank bailout won’t cost taxpayers a cent," coverage in The Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2023, featuring Professor Adam Levitin.