Destiny Planter

Professional Biography

Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Destiny was awarded the Frances Phillips Fellowship. She used this opportunity to work with the African Network for the Prevention and Protection against Child Abuse and Neglect and volunteer in orphanages in Kenya and Ghana. She then joined the Carolina College Advising Corps at Ben L. Smith High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she worked to increase the rates of college enrollment and completion among low-income, first-generation college and underrepresented high school students.

While in law school, Destiny served as a Member of the International Law Journal, President of the Black Law Students Association, a Student Attorney in the Youth Justice Clinic, a Member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee, an Intern at the nation’s first Critical Race Lawyering Civil Rights Clinic, and a Legal Extern at Forward Justice. She also received multiple Oral Advocacy awards. Additionally, Destiny spent her first summer of law school between a North Carolina based law firm and Wells Fargo’s legal department. During her third year, Destiny was inducted into the James E. and Carolyn B. Davis society.

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