Partner John T. Dorsey Appointed to the Bench of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

May 21, 2019Press Release


(WILMINGTON, DE – May 21, 2019) Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP is pleased to announce that partner John T. Dorsey has been appointed to the bench of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, to be sworn in at a ceremony in early June.

We congratulate John and are incredibly proud of his appointment to this distinguished bench,” said Robert S. Brady, Chairman of the firm. “John upholds the values, ethics and intellect that have made him an outstanding lawyer and will enable him to be an excellent judge.”

For more than 26 years, Dorsey represented clients in complex commercial and bankruptcy litigation matters before Delaware's courts. He worked closely with clients and co-counsel to find practical, business-oriented solutions to difficult cases.  Through his work as Young Conaway’s general counsel, Dorsey developed a deep knowledge of the legal and ethical issues facing law firms today.

Prior to joining Young Conaway, Dorsey served as State Director for then U.S. Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. from 2000 to 2003.  He earned his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his J.D. magna cum laude from Wake Forest School of Law.

Once confirmed, Dorsey will serve a renewable fourteen-year term.

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, one of Delaware's largest law firms, counsels national and international clients handling sophisticated advisory and litigation matters involving bankruptcy, intellectual property, corporate and alternative entity law. Young Conaway also guides regional businesses through a myriad of employment, education, real estate, tax, estate planning, environmental, and banking issues.