Professor Adam J. Levitin, Resident Scholar, Fall 2009

Prof. Adam J. Levitin teaches bankruptcy and commercial law at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., and served as ABI's Robert M. Zinman ABI Resident Scholar for the Fall 2009 semester. Before joining the Georgetown faculty, he practiced in the Business Finance & Restructuring Department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York. Prof. Levitin has also served as special counsel for mortgage affairs for the Congressional Oversight Panel overseeing the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and as law clerk to the Hon. Jane Richards Roth on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. His research focuses on financial institutions' role in the consumer and business credit economy, including credit card regulation, mortgage lending, identity theft, DIP financing and bankruptcy claims trading. Prof. Levitin has testified before Congress repeatedly on mortgage and credit card regulatory issues and frequently appears in the national media. He received his A.B. from Harvard College, his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his M.Phil. and A.M. from Columbia University, all with honors.