GaffneyLewis partner, Amy Gaffney, accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates

November 3, 2021

GaffneyLewis partner Amy Gaffney has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Founded in 1958, ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges. ABOTA and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. ABOTA membership consists of more than 7,600 lawyers, equally balanced between plaintiff and defense, and judges spread among 96 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

“Amy’s invitation to become a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates is fantastic acknowledgement of her skills and advocacy as a trial lawyer,” said Robert Blain, managing partner of the firm’s Charleston office.

Gaffney, a founding partner working in the firm’s Charleston office, is a litigation attorney representing individuals and some companies throughout the state of South Carolina in employment and tort matters. Gaffney is also a certified mediator and has been involved in the resolution of hundreds of state and federal employment and tort cases. She is also a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.


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