Gaffney Lewis & Edwards Partners Named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 (Partner Amy Gaffney also named Lawyer of the Year in Columbia,South Carolina for Litigation-Labor and Employment)

Gaffney Lewis & Edwards is pleased to announce that partners Amy Gaffney and Susan Rawls Strom have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019.

“We are humbled to receive this recognition from our peers,” said Susan Strom, a partner in the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina office.

Recognition by practice areas include:

Amy Gaffney
• Employment Law-Individuals
• Employment Law-Management
• Litigation-Labor and Employment

Susan Rawls Strom
• Family Law

Gaffney was also recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation-Labor and Employment in Columbia, South Carolina. This marks the third time Gaffney has received a “Lawyer of the Year” Distinction (Employment Law-Individuals, Columbia, SC 2017 and 2014)

This recognition is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area in a geographical region. Only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.

Best Lawyers is one of the oldest peer-review publications in the legal profession and is regarded by many as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Rankings are based on an exhaustive peer-review process in which attorneys from across the country provide feedback on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their respective practice areas.

Founded in 2007, Gaffney Lewis & Edwards is one of South Carolina’s few women-owned, ethnically diverse law firms with offices in Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina. The firm holds an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell and is certified by the WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE NATIONAL COUNCIL. Attorneys in the firm have experience defending corporations and business owners against premises liability and various other tort claims. Additional areas of practice include domestic litigation, employment litigation, and investigations, as well as alternative dispute resolution. For more information, please visit

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