Carruthers & Roth, P.A. announced today that three of the firm’s attorneys have been named Best Lawyers® 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas in the Triad area. 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.
- June L. Basden – 2024 Triad “Lawyer of the Year” for Banking and Finance Law and for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
- J. Scott Dillon – 2024 Triad “Lawyer of the Year” for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
- Richard L. Vanore – 2024 Triad “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
June L. Basden is both an attorney and a Certified Public Accountant with over 35 years of experience in commercial finance and insolvency law. She represents national, regional and community banks, financial institutions and commercial lenders in a variety of finance transactions, with a special focus on commercial lending and creditors’ rights.
June was also listed in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for her work in Commercial Finance Law and Commercial Transactions / UCC Law. She was previously recognized by Best Lawyers as Triad Commercial Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in 2021 & 2023, among other esteemed recognitions.
J. Scott Dillon is the senior attorney in Carruthers & Roth’s Business, Tax and Estates department. He has a broad-based business, corporate, and transactional practice that includes handling personal and estate-related matters for the owners and their families. Scott has 40 years of experience dealing with legal issues affecting businesses and counseling with business owners on such matters, as well as drafting and negotiating business contracts.
Scott was also listed in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, and was previously recognized by Best Lawyers as Triad Employee Benefits (ERISA) “Lawyer of the Year” for 2021 & 2023, among other esteemed recognitions.
Richard L. Vanore is a 50-year litigator experienced in professional malpractice, health law, personal injury, commercial disputes and other areas of civil litigation. Richard is also certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to conduct Mediated Settlement Conferences in Superior Court cases and utilizes his litigation experience to assist conflicting parties in resolving their disputes through effective facilitation.
Richard was also listed in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants.
Carruthers & Roth also recently announced that 12 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to 2024 Best Lawyers and four additional attorneys were named to the 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America lists.