John Flynn

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at the Elon University School of Law
Elon University School of Law 107
2005 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244 (336) 278-9200

Brief Biography

Flynn has served as a member of the extended faculty in legal writing at Elon Law. He also served as a preceptor at the law school, mentoring law students.


Flynn received a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Wake Forest University, where he also earned a juris doctor degree and served as articles editor for the Wake Forest Law Review.

Employment History

After a decade of service at Carruthers & Roth, Flynn was elected managing director in 2003 and served until 2008. Before joining Carruthers & Roth, Flynn served for two years as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Hiram H. Ward (U.S. District Court, District of North Carolina). He has been recognized in Business North Carolina's “Legal Elite” (2008, 2011).

Current Projects

Attorney John M. Flynn is a Director at Carruthers & Roth, PA in Greensboro, NC. He focuses his practice on debtor and creditors' rights, loan workouts and other loan transactions. He is the firm's chief counsel on matters in environmental law, working with clients to understand the implications of environmental laws on personal and business planning, business organization, real estate transactions and creditors' rights. Flynn’s clients include national and state banks, insurance companies and institutional lenders.

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