Susan Rawls Edwards grew up in South Carolina’s Midlands, in Leesville. She practiced with a large corporate defense firm prior to forming Gaffney Lewis & Edwards, LLC.
Before joining the corporate defense firm, Ms. Edwards practiced with a firm in which she represented state governmental entities in discrimination disputes through the South Carolina Insurance Reserve Fund.
Ms. Edwards also serves as a Special Prosecutor for the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office prosecuting criminal domestic violence
Represents: Insurance and corporate clients in areas such as premises liability, asset protection and products liability actions. Clients in domestic matters such as divorce, custody, visitation and prenuptial agreements.
Education: Campbell University School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina, 2001 J.D. (Honors: Member, Order of the Barristers) | University of South Carolina, 1988 B.S. (Major: Business Administration)
Bar Admissions: South Carolina, 2001 | U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 2001 | U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2001
Professional Associations and Memberships: Richland County Bar Association | South Carolina Bar Association | South Carolina Women Lawyer’s Association
Honors: Legal Elite of the Midlands, 2010, 2011 and 2012, Family Law
Volunteer Activities: Attorney General’s Office Pro Bono | Domestic Violence Columbia Classical Ballet, 2009 – Present (Board Member)