Debbie Long (’80) to Deliver Commencement Address

April 6, 2017

Debbie Long (‘80), Executive Vice President, Secretary and Chief Legal Officer for Protective Life Corporation, will deliver the University of Alabama School of Law commencement address at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 7, at Coleman Coliseum.

Long  joined Protective Life as General Counsel in 1992. Prior to joining the company, she was a member of the Maynard, Cooper & Gale law firm in Birmingham, Ala., where she practiced in the areas of insurance, banking and finance, business acquisitions and mergers, and general corporate law.

Long is a Director for the Law School Foundation, and she serves on the boards of various Alabama charitable organizations, including Big Brothers / Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham, A+ Education Partnership, Alabama Women’s Commission and the Protective Life Foundation.