They’ve represented clients in the highest courts in the state and the nation in cases that have set precedents and changed lives.
They’ve fought for the rights of girls to play contact sports, and they’ve helped people preserve peace in their neighborhoods.
They’ve battled for union workers trying to collect vacation pay, and they’ve stopped utilities from overcharging small businesses.
They’ve led in the community—founding nonprofit advocacy groups and serving on government commissions.
And now, they’ve come together to create a different kind of law firm, one where in-depth knowledge, vast legal experience and a commitment to fighting for others are all part of a day’s work, every day.
Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, PA will open June 1, in Columbia’s historic business district. Founding partners M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt and Kathleen McDaniel will be joined by associates Janet Rhodes and Jacqueline “Jax” Pavlicek in a firm focusing on a range of employment, government, environmental and privacy-related issues.