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, partner in the firm’s Columbia, South Carolina office.

Recognition by practice areas include:





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.

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