Witness Background StatementAdam J. Levitin
in an Associate Professor of Law at the Georgetown University LawCenter, in Washington, D.C., and Robert Zinman Scholar in Residence at the AmericanBankruptcy Institute. He also serves as Special Counsel to the Congressional Oversight Panel,and has been the Robert Zinman Scholar in Residence at the American Bankruptcy Institute.Before joining the Georgetown faculty, Professor Levitin practiced in the BusinessFinance & Restructuring Department of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP in New York, and servedas law clerk to the Honorable Jane R. Roth on the United States Court of Appeals for the ThirdCircuit.Professor Levitin holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.Phil and an A.M. fromColumbia University, and an A.B. from Harvard College.Professor Levitin has not received any Federal grants nor has he received anycompensation in connection with his testimony. The views expressed in Professor Levitin’stestimony are his own and do not represent the positions of the Congressional Oversight Panel.