Frank F. Rennie IV

Richmond, Virginia

phone  804-320-9100
fax 804-320-2950

Frank Rennie has practiced law at CowanGates since graduating from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. Prior to law school, Frank served on active duty in the Navy following graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy. Frank’s practice has an emphasis in civil trial work, including commercial litigation, creditor’s rights, eminent domain and personal injury.  Frank also serves as general counsel to several boards, commissions and agencies, including service as County Attorney for Lunenburg County, Virginia.  He is a frequent lecturer in the area of property rights, condemnation and eminent domain.  Frank represents clients throughout Virginia, and acts as local counsel for many out of state clients.  He practices in all State and Federal courts.

Frank is active in many church and civic organizations, including service on several charitable boards.  He is active in the local Fellowship of Christian Athletes Chapter and is active in the Virginia War Memorial Educational Foundation.

Frank is also well qualified to assist military families as he has over thirty five years of military service.  He served our nation as a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy Reserves, where he was assigned as the deputy director for operations for the U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany.

Frank Rennie discusses Eminent Domain


The Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) Welcomes Frank F. Rennie IV as the new general counsel

Areas of Practice: 
Civil Litigation
Personal Injury
Local Government Law
Land Use and Property Law
Eminent Domain/Condemnation
Electric Cooperative General Counsel
Bar & Court Admissions:
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia
U.S. Naval Academy
Professional Associations and Memberships:
United States Navy Reserves, Rear Admiral
Chesterfield County Bar Association
Richmond Bar Association
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany, Deputy Director Operations
Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce
Electric Cooperative Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Community Activities:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
West End Assembly of God
U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association
Retired Flag Officers Association (U.S. Navy)
Crater Training Academy Foundation
Fork Union Military Academy Board of Trustees
Powhatan Leadership Institute
Virginia War Memorial Foundation, Chairman
Southside Opportunity Fund
Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives