Elected Member

Professor Adam J. Levitin

Washington, DC
Georgetown University Law Center
Harvard Law School

Adam Levitin is a 2013 recipient of the ALI Young Scholars Medal and a professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, where he specializes in bankruptcy, commercial law, and financial regulation and his research focuses on consumer and housing finance, payments, and debt restructuring.

Before joining the Georgetown faculty, Professor Levitin practiced in the Business Finance & Restructuring Department of Weil Gotshal & Manges and clerked for Judge Jane R. Roth on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Professor Levitin has 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 a member of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Consumer Advisory Board, and as Special Counsel to the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

EDUCATION: Harvard College, A.B.; Columbia University, M.Phil and A.M.; Harvard Law School, J.D.  

Areas of Expertise
Consumer Law
Contracts Law
Bankruptcy Law
Commercial Law