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Collins Denny, III

Collins Denny, III, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1961, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia 1962, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1962, United States Tax Court 1971, United States Court Claims 1976.


  • III, Collins Denny, was born on December 5, 1933 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Collins Junior and Rebecca (Miller) Denny.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1956;Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1961.


    • Associate Denny, Valentine & Davenport, Richmond, 1961-1967. Partner Mays & Valentine LLP, 1967-2000, managing partner, 1992-1993. General counsel, corporation secretary Coastal Lumber Company, Weldon, North Carolina, 1980—2003.

      Partner Troutman, Sanders, Mays & Valentine LLP, Richmond, 2001. General counsel Bear Island Timberlands Company, LLC, Ashland, Virginia, 1985—1999, Bear Island Paper Company, LLC, 1989—2000. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1966.


    Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1966. Member American Bar Association (chairman exempt organizations subcommittee, tax section 1971-1986), Virginia Bar Association (chairman junior bar 1965-1966), Virginia State Bar (committee chairman 1981-1983), Virginia Tax Review (advisory board since 1978), Virginia Forestry Association, Richmond Feeder CattleAssn. (president 1972-1977), Princeton Alumni Association Virginia (president 1974-1978), Richmond-First Club (president 1969-1970), Deep Run Hunt Club (president 1986-1988), Virginia Country Club.



    Avocations: horse sports, tree farming, agriculture.


    • Married Anne Carples, June 28, 1957. Children: Collins IV, William R., Katharine D. Joyce.
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    Born December 5, 1933