Eighteen Carruthers & Roth Attorneys Named to the 2018 Best Lawyers® List; Two Named “Lawyer of the Year”

October 25, 2017

Greensboro, N.C. – Carruthers & Roth, P.A. is pleased to announce that 18 attorneys representing 26 practice areas have been named to the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Of the 18 attorneys, four were named for the first time by the publication.

In addition, among the 18 honorees, two have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for their particular areas of practice in Greensboro – June L. Basden was named 2018 Greensboro  “Lawyer of the Year” for Commercial Finance Law and Norman F. Klick, Jr. was named 2018 Greensboro “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Health Care. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.

The individual attorneys named, and the area(s) of practice in which they were recognized, are listed below (*new recognition in 2018):

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

J. Stanley Atwell
Elder Law
Trusts and Estates

June L. Basden
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Finance Law (2018 Greensboro “Lawyer of the Year” for Commercial Finance Law)
Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

J. Aaron Bennett
Trust and Estates

Howard L. Borum
Land Use and Zoning Law Real Estate Law

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

Kenneth M. Greene
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Banking and Finance Law 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 (2018 Greensboro “Lawyer of the Year” for 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

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. 83,000 industry leading attorneys 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 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 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, 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