Richard L. Vanore - Carruthers & Roth, P.A.

Richard L. Vanore

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 336-478-1127

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.

University of North Carolina at Chapel HillAB 1969University of North Carolina School of LawJ.D. 1973

Client Comments

"Richard Vanore is one of the most thorough, hardworking, and competitive attorneys I have ever met. His courtroom skills and knowledge of the subject matter are second to none. I would not hesitate to hire him if I needed counsel. I highly recommend him."

-Jim Davis
Vice President
Medical Mutual Insurance Company of North Carolina

"One of the best. I cannot think of any lawyer that surpasses Richard in his knowledge, attention to detail, work ethic, and genuine concern for his client's wellbeing. He sets the bar very high!"

Office Location

235 North Edgeworth Street
P.O. Box 540
Greensboro, NC 27402
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants of the Greensboro Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants of the Greensboro Metro Area
Richard L. Vanore has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Richard L. Vanore has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation, Commercial Disputes, Health Care)
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (Civil Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Professional Malpractice)
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants