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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J.D., With Honors

Richard L. Vanore Printer-Friendly

Richard Vanore is a litigator experienced in professional malpractice, health law, personal injury, commercial disputes and other areas of civil litigation. As a core member of the Carruthers & Roth Healthcare and Litigation practice teams, he works closely with insurance companies, physicians, dentists, hospitals, individuals, real estate developers and property owners.

Much of Richard’s practice involves healthcare providers. He has served as lead defense counsel in hundreds of medical malpractice lawsuits involving both jury trials and arbitrations. He also represents medical professionals in a variety of disciplinary matters– including licensure, privileges and contractual rights pending before the North Carolina Medical Board, hospitals, national medical societies and healthcare insurance companies. He helps to negotiate employment agreements and provides legal counsel on day-to-day issues as well.

Richard’s experience in the healthcare arena makes him a sought-after speaker. He has presented to a variety of healthcare industry organizations, associations, corporations and physician groups.

Richard has been recognized for his professional excellence by publications such as Best Lawyers in America and North Carolina Super Lawyers. He was named “Greensboro Best Lawyers Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year” for 2012 and “Greensboro Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year” for 2017 by Best Lawyers. In addition to this, Richard was honored as 2012 “Father of the Year” by the Greater Greensboro Area Father's Day Council.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina Bar, 1973
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • All North Carolina State Courts
  • U.S. District Courts for Eastern, Middle, and Western North Carolina

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Greensboro Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • North Carolina Bar Association

Awards and Recognitions

  • The Greater Greensboro Area Father's Day Council: Father of the Year, 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2020
  • Best Lawyers in America: Greensboro Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year," 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America: Greensboro Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year," 2012
  • Business North Carolina: Legal Elite, 2008, 2011
  • Continental Who’s Who
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2006-2019
  • United Who's Who Registry
  • University of North Carolina School of Law: Law Review, Order of the Coif
  • United Way of Greater Greensboro Volunteer Service Award

Community Service

  • American Lung Association, North Carolina Chapter Board Member
  • Greensboro Youth Soccer Association, Board Member and Former President
  • United Way of Greater Greensboro, Goal Area and Community Investment Council
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