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Adams and Reese attorney Danielle Douglas is a Class of 2024 graduate of Project Corporate Leadership, Birmingham’s professional development program for emerging leaders, business executives, and middle managers from across private and public sectors, including from across the legal, banking, insurance, construction, and utility industries, among others.

Adams and Reese has a long history of supporting and participating in Project Corporate Leadership dating back more than two decades.

Project Corporate Leadership improves business skills, enhances career progress, increases awareness of the importance of diversity, and supports service to the community. This year’s class undertook community service projects across the Birmingham area. Douglas’s team designed a public park in the heart of Wylam, a historic coal mining community in west Birmingham, which includes a much-needed greenspace and a community gathering area. Once the improvements are completed in the coming months, the park will open to the public.

At Adams and Reese, Douglas is a financial services and commercial litigator within the law firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice. She represents banks, creditors, and other companies in both prosecuting and defending contract claims and business torts in state and federal courts in both Alabama and Georgia.

Before joining Adams and Reese, Douglas was an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. where she served as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General and Acting Public & Intergovernmental Liaison concurrently.

Douglas earned both her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Alabama.