City of Women puts Burnette in her place – on the map

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder is among nine women added to Columbia’s City of Women map. The project, a joint venture of Historic Columbia and the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network, began in 2019 as an effort to put women in their (rightful) place – on the map. The newest class was unveiled as part […]

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6 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in new Best Lawyers publications

Six attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are listed in the just-released 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America and in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.  All told, the six received 20 honors across 10 varied practice areas. Nekki Shutt led the way with awards in nine practice areas. The national peer-reviewed publication recognized all […]

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Eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in 2021 Legal Elite

The latest edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands” includes eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys – that’s every lawyer at the Columbia, SC, firm. All told, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel earned honors in eight practice areas. Nekki Shutt won recognition in three practice areas, while four other attorneys are highlighted in two practice areas […]

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Burnette, Shutt, Rhodes and LeFever included in new Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt, Janet Rhodes and Grant Burnette LeFever are included in the just-released 2021 edition of Super Lawyers. A national directory that’s published annually, Super Lawyers bills itself as a guide to the country’s outstanding attorneys. All four also are listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, a companion piece […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel part of Planned Parenthood legal team in abortion case

COLUMBIA, SC – Three attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are part of the legal team challenging South Carolina’s abortion ban. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel, and Grant Burnette LeFever joined Planned Parenthood Federation of America; and the Center for Reproductive Rights in filing the federal lawsuit on behalf of Planned Parenthood South Atlantic and Greenville […]

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LeFever leads free employment law seminar

COLUMBIA, SC – Attorney Grant Burnette LeFever is teaching a free employment law class for the Richland Library next week. The presentation will cover employment law basics such as discrimination, equal pay, wage disputes, wrongful termination, contracts and non-complete agreements, and more. LeFever also will address evolving workplace issues related to the COVID pandemic. The […]

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ABA honors Burnette Shutt & McDaniel for its pro bono work

COLUMBIA, SC – The American Bar Association has honored Burnette Shutt & McDaniel with a Pro Bono Leader for 2020. Additionally, attorney Sarah J.M. Cox was recognized for her individual efforts. The award goes to only a few law firms each year. Totals for 2020 are not yet available, but in 2019 only 16 firms […]

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Cohoon joins Burnette and Shutt in top ratings category

Columbia, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Jack Cohoon has earned an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. The award is his first in what some consider the “gold standard” for attorney ratings. He joins Malissa Burnette and Nekki Shutt, who have maintained AV Preeminent® awards for more than a decade. They’re […]

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Cox article examines grandparent visitation rights across the country

COLUMBIA, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Sarah J.M. Cox takes a thorough look at visitation rights as they apply to grandparents and other third parties in the latest edition of “Children’s Legal Rights Journal.” The journal, sponsored by the Loyola University Chicago School of Law in cooperation with the National Association of Counsel […]

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