W. Tucker Lemon, a native of Roanoke, Virginia, received his BA in Economics from Princeton University and his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law. Tucker practiced corporate and entertainment law for twelve years in Los Angeles before returning to Roanoke in 1998 and joining his father and brother at Martin, Hopkins & Lemon where he is President of the firm, AV rated and continues his corporate practice representing start-ups and closely held family businesses.
An adamant supporter of local arts and culture, Tucker currently serves on the Board of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (Chairman) and Virginia Humanities (Past Chairman). Past Trusteeships include the Board of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest (Past Chairman), the Virginia Recreational Facilities Authority (Chairman), the Historical Society of Western Virginia (President), the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra (President), Sons of the American Revolution (President) and Second Presbyterian Church.
Tucker is also a Board member and investor in BSC Ventures (envelope manufacturer and web offset printer), and a manager and investor in assisted living and hospitality businesses. In addition to the family and personal real estate investments, Tucker has made private equity investments in manufacturing, technology and entertainment related businesses.