Carruthers & Roth, P.A. Recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

September 16, 2010

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Carruthers & Roth, P.A. is pleased to announce its recognition in the inaugural U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2010 “Best Law Firms” Rankings. The firm achieved tier-one rankings in 10 key practice areas for the Greensboro Metropolitan area.

The methodology for the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2010 “Best Law Firms” Rankings included surveys from 9,514 clients and 8,842 lawyers nationwide who were asked to rate the law firms they considered best in their practice areas. Survey responses were combined with more than 3.1 million evaluations of attorneys used in the most recent Best Lawyers survey of leading lawyers. Hard numbers were used to develop the practice area rankings — including data about numbers of lawyers and their previous experience, numbers of clients and transactions; pro-bono commitment, diversity, and other objective data.

Carruthers and Roth, P.A. achieved tier-one rankings for the Greensboro Metropolitan area in the following practice areas:

Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Equipment Finance Law
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

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