Adams and Reese attorney, Giles Perkins was a guest blogger on “ComebackTown” published by David Sher to develop discussion on a better Birmingham. According to Sher in an editor’s note: Railroad Park transformed Birmingham. Against great odds and overwhelming skepticism, Giles Perkins and a group of committed community volunteers persevered. I asked Giles to write this piece to give insight to those of you who would like to make a difference.
Giles Perkins is a fourth generation lawyer living in Birmingham and is a Partner in the Adams and Reese Birmingham office. He’s a Founding Member of the Birmingham Zoo and served as President of the Railroad Park Foundation during the construction of the $22 million project.
David Sher is the publisher of ComebackTown, leads business development for the Small Business Division of the Intermark Group, and is co-CEO of AmSher Compassionate Collections. He’s past Chairman of the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce (BBA), Operation New Birmingham (REV Birmingham), and the City Action Partnership (CAP).