Bruce Bennett, a name partner at Los Angeles-based bankruptcy boutique Hennigan Bennett & Dorman, is leaving the firm he co-founded for Dewey & LeBoeuf, Dewey announced on Monday.

Best known for steering Orange County, Calif., through one of the largest municipal bankruptcies in U.S. history, Bennett, 52, brings more than two decades of experience to Dewey’s L.A. office. He and nine other Hennigan Bennett attorneys are officially joining Dewey on Monday.