Gaffney Lewis & Edwards attorney receives AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

August 22, 2017

The law firm of Gaffney Lewis & Edwards is pleased to announce that Susan Edwards has received the AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell legal rating service.

The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers – members of the bar and the judiciary.

“Susan is an outstanding attorney with excellent people skills that are so important to her family law practice and she seamlessly transfers those skills to the courtroom,” said partner, Regina Hollins Lewis. “We are thrilled that her colleagues have recognized her for her legal talent and experience.”

Edwards is a partner with the firm with decades of litigation experience. For the past ten years Edwards has focused her practice in the area of domestic matters including high net worth divorces, asset valuation issues related to equitable division of marital estates and high conflict custody actions.


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 and alternative dispute resolution. For more information, please visit