Burnette Shutt & McDaniel adds to its top-tier honors in ‘Best Law Firms’

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel’s long history of top honors continues in the latest edition of “Best Law Firms of America.” The firm has ranked in Tier 1 in the Columbia area in two employment law categories every year since its founding, and over the years, it has steadily added additional honors. In the just-released 2023 […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes new attorney

COLUMBIA, SC – Annie Day Bame, a South Carolina native with a long-time commitment to serving others, has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. She will focus her practice on litigation, civil rights, and employment law. Before joining the firm, she served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable U.S. Circuit Court Judge J. Michelle […]

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Shutt wins fourth Lawyer of the Year award

COLUMBIA, SC – Nekki Shutt, a founding member of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, has won her fourth Lawyer of the Year award from Best Lawyers in America.  This year’s honor is her work in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law in the Columbia area. Of her previous awards, two were for ERISA-related practice areas and the other […]

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Best Lawyers lists 7 from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including a Lawyer of the Year

COLUMBIA, SC – The 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America highlights four attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including a Lawyer of the Year for the Columbia area. An additional three attorneys at the firm are honored in a companion publication, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.  Lawyer of the Year honors for the Columbia […]

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Eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys honored in 2022 Legal Elite

The just-released 2022 edition of Legal Elite of the Midlands includes eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is a major presence in employment law categories, and the lawyers also were honored across a variety of practice areas. Several are recognized in multiple practice areas. Jack Cohoon and Samantha Albrecht led the […]

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Burnette talks about Roe decision, Planned Parenthood

It’s a good day to fight the system, writer Emily Taylor observes. In her latest edition of “Hot Feminism: Letters from South Carolina,” Taylor talks to Malissa Burnette about the Supreme Court’s recent decision overturning Roe V Wade and about the importance of Planned Parenthood. As a professor of literature and Women’s Studies at a […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes employment lawyer Samantha Albrecht

COLUMBIA, SC – Samantha E. Albrecht, an employment lawyer with a track record of fighting big institutions and businesses on behalf of workers, has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. Albrecht has practiced in Columbia for more than five years, representing clients in a range of employment law and civil rights cases. This includes wrongful termination […]

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Mueller becomes the newest Burnette Shutt & McDaniel partner

A fierce litigator who’s long fought for the rights of South Carolina children and families, family law attorney Amanda “Mandy” Mueller has become Burnette Shutt & McDaniel’s newest partner. Mueller’s practice covers the full array of modern family law issues. This includes divorce, separation, custody, child support, paternity, protection orders, prenuptial agreements, and more. She […]

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Burnette, Shutt, LeFever and Cox included in 2022 Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt, Grant Burnette LeFever and Sarah J.M. Cox are listed in the just-released 2022 edition of Super Lawyers. The annual directory bills itself as a national guide to outstanding attorneys across more than 70 practice areas. A companion list of Rising Stars includes attorneys under age 40 or […]

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Disabilities group files lawsuit regarding inhumane conditions at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center

COLUMBIA, SC – A group that advocates for the rights of people with disabilities in South Carolina filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Richland County regarding brutal, inhumane and unconstitutional conditions at the overcrowded and understaffed county jail. The lawsuit is filed by Disability Rights South Carolina in the U.S. District Court for South Carolina. […]

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