Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor partner John T. Dorsey is to be sworn in to the bench of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, where he is set to serve a 14-year term.

According to the firm, Dorsey has experience in complex commercial and bankruptcy litigation, representing clients in Delaware courts.

He serves as general counsel to Young Conaway.

Before joining the firm, Dorsey was state director to Sen. Joe Biden.

He earned his Juris Doctor from the Wake Forest University School of Law and is admitted to practice in Delaware, New York and Washington, D.C.