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Seventeen Carruthers & Roth Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® List

August 20, 2018

Greensboro, NC

Carruthers & Roth, P.A. is pleased to announce that 17 of the firm’s attorneys representing 25 practice areas have been named to 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

In addition, three Carruthers & Roth attorneys were named as Best Lawyers 2019 “ Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas. The publication awards this honor to a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. 

The individual attorneys named, and the area(s) of practice in which they were recognized, are listed below:


The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

Michael J. Allen

Commercial Litigation

Copyright Law (2019 Greensboro "Lawyer of the Year" for Copyright Law)
Litigation - Intellectual Property

J. Stanley Atwell

Elder Law

Trusts and Estates

June L. Basden

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Finance Law

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

J. Aaron Bennett

Trust and Estates

J. Scott Dillon

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) 
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law (2019 Greensboro "Lawyer of the Year" for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law)

Corporate Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

John M. Flynn

Environmental Law

Kenneth M. Greene

Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2019 Greensboro "Lawyer of the Year" for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization)
Commercial Finance Law
Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Equipment Finance Law

J. Patrick Haywood

Construction Law

Litigation – Construction

Kenneth R. Keller

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - ERISA

Litigation - Labor and Employment
Norman F. Klick, Jr.

Litigation - Health Care

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Jeremy S. Shrader

Real Estate Law

 Richard L. Vanore

Commercial Litigation

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Christopher J. Vaughn

Real Estate Law

Gregory S. Williams
Trusts and Estates

Keith A. Wood
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Tax Law

Mark K. York

Commercial Litigation

Elizabeth J. Zook

Real Estate Law

About Best Lawyers:
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

 About Carruthers & Roth, P.A.: Carruthers & Roth is a multifaceted law firm in Greensboro, NC serving clients of all sizes – from large multinational corporations and closely-held businesses to individuals and entrepreneurs.  We pride ourselves in delivering big-firm capabilities with the personalized service and responsiveness typical of a small-town practice.  Most importantly, our attorneys are consistently recognized for professional excellence by industry publications such as Chambers USA, North Carolina Super Lawyers and Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite.  Nearly half have scored a perfect “five out of five” rating in Martindale Hubbell peer reviews.  To learn more about Carruthers & Roth, call 336.379.8651 or visit www.crlaw.com

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