Perry C. Roquemore, Jr. brings to the Bloom Group over 37 years of experience gained from serving the Alabama League of Municipalities as League Staff Attorney (1974-1985), League Assistant Director (1985-1986) and League Executive Director (1986-2011). During many of these years he also served as General Manager of the Municipal Workers Compensation Fund, Inc., Secretary-Treasurer of the Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation and Secretary-Treasurer of the Alabama Municipal Funding Corporation.
During his years of service with the League, Perry was responsible for advising municipal officials and employees from over 450 League member cities and towns. He has written numerous articles on municipal government and has addressed numerous gatherings of municipal officials on municipal matters. He authored much of the handbook and many other guides used by all elected municipal officials in Alabama.
Perry was involved with League legislative lobbying efforts since 1975. During this period, many laws benefiting member municipalities have been enacted by the State Legislature. He has also served as liaison between the League and other interest groups on matters affecting municipal government. He has taught graduate school and law school courses in the fields of Local Government Law, Legislative Law and Administrative Law for the University of Alabama and Jones Law School.
Key Areas of Expertise
Municipal government law
Knowledge of the legislative process
Key Issue Areas
Municipal Government Organization and Structure
Municipal Zoning and Planning
Professional & Community Affiliations
Alabama State Bar
Montgomery County Bar Association
Former Member of the Board of Directors, National League of Cities
Former Member of the Board of Directors and Vice Chair of NLC-RISC
Former Chair of the NLC State League Planning Group
Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Southern Municipal Conference
Former Member of the Board of Directors and Vice Chair of the Alabama Communities of Excellence Program
Former Governor’s appointee to numerous state entities
Former Chief Justice appointee to several state court committees
B.A., Political Science, University of Alabama
J.D., University of Alabama School of Law