Robert T. Denney,

Legal Administrative Assistant:Loreta Williams


Robert leverages his wide-ranging environmental background to counsel clients on complex product stewardship matters.

He maintains an active regulatory practice focused on product stewardship issues including product development and premarket approval, chemical and materials restrictions, labeling, and extended producer responsibility. Robert has experience advising clients on compliance, permitting, public commenting, and investigations under major environmental statutes, including the Clean Air Act (CAA); Clean Water Act (CWA); Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA); Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); and Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). He has also conducted environmental due diligence in multimillion-dollar and billion-dollar corporate transactions.

Prior to joining B&D, Robert was a Sustainability Consultant with a sustainability consulting group. In this role, he spearheaded research and development on standards for carbon accounting, calculated carbon footprints, advised on carbon reduction strategies, and booked carbon offsets through a SaaS platform. He also previously worked as an Environmental Associate at an international law firm where his practice involved a range of compliance counseling, litigation, and transactional work. Before becoming an attorney, Robert worked as a Forester with the Florida Forest Service.

Robert is admitted to practice only in Georgia and is working remotely.


  • University of Virginia School of Law  (J.D., 2020)
    • Virginia Environmental Law Journal, Production Editor
    • Bob Barker Prize in Animal Law, Ethics and Rights
  • The Ohio State University  (B.S., summa cum laude, 2016)
    • Honors Research Distinction in Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia


  • University of Virginia Certificate in Sustainable Business, With Distinction

Academic Publications

  • Essay, Opportunities for Artificial Intelligence in Environmental Compliance, 52 Environmental Law 99 (2022).
  • Note, Ethical Considerations for the Use of Gene Drives in Wildlife, 39 Virginia Environmental Law Journal 120 (2021).
  • Contractor Liability Under CERCLA, 40 Construction Law 31 (2020).