Roth, who has held the role since 1997, will have served for 20 years by the time the contract expires. He also serves on the board of directors of the Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plans and on the Western Region Council of the Actors Fund.
From 1983 to 1988, Roth served as associate general counsel to the Directors Guild of America. He also handled business affairs for various film production companies and maintained his own law firm.
He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles Law School. His wife, Grace Reiner, is vice president of business affairs at the Disney Channel.