Robert T.Denney


Atlanta + 1.404.581.8349

Robert Denney focuses his practice on environmental issues in the context of corporate transactions, compliance counseling, and litigation.

Robert has experience conducting environmental due diligence for corporate transactions in a variety of industries. He also regularly provides assistance to clients on compliance with environmental statutes, including the Clean Air Act (CAA); Clean Water Act (CWA); Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA); and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Robert is author of "Contractor Liability Under CERCLA," 40 Construction Law 31 (Summer 2020).


  • TopBuild to acquire Distribution International in all-cash transaction valued at $1.0 billionJones Day is representing TopBuild in its agreement to acquire Distribution International from global private equity firm Advent International in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.0 billion.
  • Oglethorpe Power acquires Effingham County Power from Southeast PowerGenJones Day acted as environmental counsel to Oglethorpe Power Corporation in the acquisition of Effingham County Power, a 511 megawatt operating combined-cycle generating and transmission facility located in Rincon, Georgia, from Southeast PowerGen.
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries to acquire Alion Science and Technology for $1.65 billionJones Day is advising Huntington Ingalls Industries in the $1.65 billion acquisition of Alion Science and Technology Corporation from Veritas Capital.
  • VSE Corporation acquires HAECO Special ServicesJones Day advised VSE Corporation, a leading provider of aftermarket distribution and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services for land, sea and air transportation assets for government and commercial markets, in its acquisition of HAECO Special Services, LLC from HAECO Airframe Services, LLC, a division of HAECO Americas, in an all cash transaction.