Eight Carruthers & Roth Directors Listed Among Business North Carolina Magazine’s 2024 Legal Elite

January 01, 2024

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Carruthers & Roth, P.A. is pleased to announce that eight of the firm’s directors have been selected for inclusion in Business North Carolina magazine’s 2024 Legal Elite.

Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored North Carolina attorneys by publishing Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, “a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business related categories.” Business North Carolina contracted DataJoe Research to facilitate an online peer-voting and internet research process. About 1,300 lawyers received votes, with those receiving the most getting recognition in 17 practice areas as Hall of Fame members.

The attorneys selected and their respective categories are as follows:


2024 Legal Elite

Michael J. Allen: Intellectual Property

Nicholas J. Bakatsias: Business

J. Scott Dillon: Business

John M. Flynn: Environmental

Ronald P. Johnson: Tax & Estate Planning

Britton C. Lewis: Bankruptcy

Jeremy S. Shrader: Real Estate

Keith A. Wood: Tax & Estate Planning

In addition to this year’s honorees, Carruthers & Roth attorney Kenneth M. Greene is a lifetime honoree of “Legal Elite.” In 2012, he received the most votes of any attorney in the Bankruptcy Law category and became a member of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame.

About Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite: Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories. Winners are chosen not by BNC editors but by the state’s lawyers. Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite has become the model for other awards and lists, but it remains unique as the only award that gives every active lawyer in the state the opportunity to participate. Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite includes the top lawyers chosen using this statewide ballot.

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