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Dennis is a member of our Virginia Government Relations Team. He is a fellow with the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL). He chairs the Virginia Business Higher Education Council (VBHEC), an organization that promotes quality affordable higher education to develop talent for Virginia businesses.


  • Lewis & Clark Law School, 1983, J.D.
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1978, B.S.

  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

  • Virginia Tech Board of Visitors, Past Rector
  • Smithfield Foundation, Past Board Member
  • Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Board Member (Past Chairman)
  • VIRGINIAforever, Executive Board Member (Past Chairman)
  • Chesapeake Bay Commission, Past Member

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized by Virginia Business Magazine as Legal Elite, 2020 and 2022
  • Recipient of the Virginia Agribusiness Council’s 2022 Alvin W. Blaha Distinguished Service Award
  • Gerald P. McCarthy Award for Leadership in Environmental Conflict Resolution (2013)
  • Distinguished Environmental Law Graduate (2010)
  • Environmental Council of the States Founder’s Award (2006)
  • Environment Virginia’s Environmental Legacy Award (2001)
  • Elizabeth River Project’s Lighthouse Award (2001)
  • Environment Virginia’s Outstanding Environmental Leader Award (2000)