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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ABA, SC Supreme Court honor Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

Columbia, SC – The American Bar Association has again honored Burnette Shutt & for its pro bono work, and four attorneys at the firm have received state recognition as well. For the second consecutive year, the ABA has named Burnette Shutt & McDaniel a Pro Bono Leader for its work with the organization’s Free Legal […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes civil rights lawyer Stuart Andrews

From fighting to improve mental-health services in the South Carolina corrections system to battling to protect youth accused of crimes, civil rights lawyer Stuart Andrews has a long track record of working toward systemic reform. And now he’s bringing his determination to spark change and his decades of legal experience to Burnette Shutt & McDaniel […]

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SC abortion ban is unconstitutional, Court of Appeals says

In a significant victory for reproductive rights in South Carolina, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the state’s abortion ban is unconstitutional. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel, and Grant Burnette LeFever are part of the legal team representing Planned Parenthood South Atlantic and Greenville Women’s Clinic in the case. “We applaud the […]

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