Deborah J. Long serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of Protective Life Corporation. She joined Protective as General Counsel in 1992.
Prior to joining Protective, Ms. Long 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.
Ms. Long 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.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Auburn University, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Alabama School of Law.