Thirteen Carruthers & Roth Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers®; Two Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America

Greensboro, N.C.Carruthers & Roth, P.A. announced today that 13 of the firm’s attorneys representing 24 practice areas have been named to the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, three 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 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.

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

2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Michael J. Allen
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law (2023 Triad “Lawyer of the Year” Copyright Law)
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Trade Secrets Law
Trademark Law

June L. Basden
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Finance Law (2023 Triad “Lawyer of the Year” 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 (2023 Triad “Lawyer of the Year” for 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
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

Robert N. Young
Commercial Litigation

2023 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America

Trisha L. Barfield
Commercial Litigation
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 has earned the respect of the profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries. For the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed to identify the top legal talent, as identified by their peers. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

About Carruthers & Roth, P.A.: Carruthers & Roth, P.A. is a multifaceted law firm in Greensboro, NC 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

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