Williams & Connolly said Wednesday that partner Emmet Flood is leaving the firm to join President Donald Trump’s legal team.

“Emmet is a special lawyer and long-time member of the Williams & Connolly family. We are disappointed to lose him to the White House, but we fully appreciate Emmet’s strong commitment to public service,” firm chairman Dane Butswinkas said in a statement. “We wish Emmet every success in his new position.”