Specialty Tobacco Council Incorporated


Henry C. Roemer, III

Henry C. Roemer, III brings his extensive experience as a business law attorney to his role as the Executive Director of the Specialty Tobacco Council, Inc.

Mr. Roemer is also a partner in Finger, Roemer, Brown & Mariani, L.L.P.in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where he concentrates his practice in the areas of tobacco law, regulation and litigation; general business; and intellectual property. He has extensive experience in tobacco and business transactional matters having represented tobacco companies in all aspects of compliance with federal, state and local matters, including the Master Settlement Agreement, various state escrow statutes and the Federal Trade Commission.

Mr. Roemer earned the J.D. degree from Wake Forest University School of Law where he received the Faris Award and served as an editor of the Wake Forest Law Review. He obtained the M.B.A. degree from the Babcock Graduate School of Management of Wake Forest University and the B.A. degree from Washington & Lee University. From 1990 to 1991, Mr. Roemer served as a law clerk to the Honorable Louis B. Meyer of the North Carolina Supreme Court. He is a past president of the Forsyth County Young Lawyers Association and has served on the Executive Committee of the Forsyth County Bar Association. Prior to entering law school, Mr. Roemer held various business positions at R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. and Pacific Southwest Airlines. Mr. Roemer was raised in Winston-Salem and attended local schools.