Robert E. Corry, Jr.

Partner Emeritus

Robert E. Corry, Jr. was born in Mobile, Alabama on December 22, 1935. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama in 1957. From 1957-1960 he served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, 40th Bomb Wing, Strategic Air Command.  At George Washington University Law School he served on the Board of Editors of the George Washington Law Review and graduated with honors in 1964. He was admitted to the bar in Georgia in 1964. From 1970-1973, Mr. Corry was an Adjunct Professor of Law (litigation) at Emory University School of Law.

In 1985, he and R. Clay Porter formed the law firm of Dennis & Corry, presently Dennis, Corry, Smith & Dixon, L.L.P., for the express purpose of defending motor carriers and otherwise providing counsel to the truck and truck insurance industry. He has authored several articles relating to the trucking industry including, "An Insider's Guide to Accident Investigation," published in The Private Carrier, July 1987 and "Do You Know What You Should About Drivers You Hire" that appeared in the September 1992 issue of Transport Topics. Currently, he is a member of the Atlanta and American Bar Associations, State Bar of Georgia, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, International Association of Defense Counsel, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, Georgia Motor Trucking Association, The Advocates Club and the Trucking Industry Defense Association. He is a frequent speaker at industry seminars sponsored by the American Trucking Association, Trucking Industry Defense Association and National Tank Truck Carriers Conference. Most recently, Mr. Corry spoke at a national meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies in March 2005 and at a meeting of the Federal Bar Association in April 2005.  He was named a Georgia Super Lawyer ln 2005.

Robert Corry, Jr. retired in May 2008.