Carruthers & Roth Attorneys Named to 2022 “Best Lawyers” and 2022 “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” Lists

August 19, 2021

Greensboro, N.C. – Carruthers & Roth, P.A. announced today that 14 of the firm’s attorneys representing 21 practice areas have been named to the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©two of whom were selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas in the Triad area. Two additional attorneys have been included in the 2nd edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

The Best Lawyers ”Lawyer of the Year” is a prestigious designation for only one attorney per practice area within each metropolitan region, based on the highest peer ratings received. “Ones to Watch” is a designation by Best Lawyers for attorneys who have practiced for less than 10 years and are positively reviewed by their peers.

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

2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Michael J. Allen
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Litigation – Intellectual Property

June L. Basden
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2022 Triad “Lawyer of the Year” 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
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

John M. Flynn
Environmental Law

J. Patrick Haywood
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Kenneth R. Keller
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Jeremy S. Shrader
Real Estate Law

Richard L. Vanore
Commercial Litigation
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2022 Triad “Lawyer of the Year” for 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

Robert N. Young
Commercial Litigation

2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Trisha L. Barfield
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Britton C. Lewis
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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. More than 113,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received more than 15 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, more than 10.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 66,000 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.

About Carruthers & Roth, P.A.
Carruthers & Roth is a multifaceted law firm in Greensboro, N.C. serving clients of all sizes – from local entrepreneurs to national companies. Our clients benefit from our experience, personalized service and a collaborative approach in a wide range of practice areas. We are in the solution business. We are driven by our desire to find the right solution for each of our clients – whether they need practical, straightforward solutions, or creative solutions to challenging and complex matters. To learn more about Carruthers & Roth, P.A. call 336.379.8651 or visit