Four Bluestein Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers for 2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Four Bluestein Attorneys are being honored by Best Lawyers in America for 2020, and one of them – Founding Partner Marti Bluestein – has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Columbia in Workers’ Compensation by the annual publication.

Here’s the firm’s full list of honorees, with the practice areas in which they are being recognized:
• Marti Bluestein – Workers' Compensation Law – Claimants
• Blake Hewitt – Appellate Practice; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
• Clarke Newton – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
• Allison Sullivan – Workers' Compensation Law – Claimants

Marti was first recognized by Best Lawyers in 2013, and Allison in 2015. Both are eligible for five-year anniversary plaques. Blake was also named in 2019, and this is Clarke’s first time in Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers in America, which thousands of lawyers and corporations turn to annually, is regarded as a definitive guide to the legal profession in the United States. Based on confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country, the guide is advertisement-free, and no fee is required to be included. All attorneys in the publication are subject to peer review within both their practice areas and their cities.

About Bluestein Attorneys
Bluestein Thompson Sullivan, LLC, combines innovative solutions with professional services to protect the rights of South Carolina citizens in a compassionate environment. Founded in 2000, the firm offers representation in the following areas: workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, criminal defense in both state and federal courts, appellate advocacy, veterans’ disability, personal injury, products liability, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, wrongful death, whistleblower representation, and business litigation. Learn more at

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