Burnette, Shutt attorneys included in 2016 Best Lawyers in America

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – M. Malissa Burnette and Nekki Shutt are recognized in the just-released 2016 Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest peer-reviewed publications covering the legal profession.

Malissa Burnette was honored as Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law – Individuals in the Columbia metropolitan area. She also was included in the practice areas of Litigation – Labor & Employment and Mediation.

Shutt was recognized in four practice areas: Employment Law – Management; Employment Law – Individuals; Litigation – Labor & Employment; and Litigation – ERISA

Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on nominations from peers or clients. The nominees then undergo an extensive peer evaluation. The resulting rankings are listed in the guide, a joint publication with US News published annually since 1983, as well as online at bestlawyers.com.