Gaffney Lewis and Edwards

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Susan Edwards

Member
Columbia, SC

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Practice Areas: Family Law | Premises Liability| General Litigation

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
  • National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF)

Honors:

  • Legal Elite of the Midlands, 2010, 2011 and 2012, Family Law
  • 2014 Best Attorneys in the Midlands – Columbia Metropolitan
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorneys in SC – NAFLA

Volunteer Activities:

  • Attorney General’s Office Pro Bono
  • Domestic Violence Columbia Classical Ballet, 2009 – Present (Board Member)