Four Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys named to Legal Elite of the Midlands

Four attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including all three founders, are highlighted in the just-released 2018 edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands.”

The publication’s Top 10 in Labor and Employment Law includes M. Malissa Burnette and Nekki Shutt. Kathleen McDaniel is among the Legal Elite in environmental law, while the Top 10 in Family law includes Jacqueline Pavlicek.

Burnette, Shutt and McDaniel were first honored in the 2011 edition of Legal Elite. Pavlicek is making her debut in this year’s publication.

McDaniel represents businesses and individuals in a range of environmental issues. This includes planning and permitting for projects. She combines a scientific background with government service and legal experience to offer clients a broader perspective. She also practices administrative law and represents clients in utility issues.

Certified specialists in employment and labor law, Burnette and Shutt represent clients in discrimination and civil rights cases. Along with Janet Rhodes, they battle for victims of wrongful termination, sexual harassment and more.

Shutt’s practice also includes employee benefits under federal ERISA law as well as state law. Burnette is a mediator and arbitrator who can help clients resolve disputes out of court.

Pavlicek’s practice includes privacy law in addition to family law. She’s a privacy professional, a credential that positions her to help clients with data security issues. She can help businesses create sound privacy policies and help them recover from a data breach.

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is located in Columbia, SC’s historic Vista District. All five attorneys are skilled litigators who represent clients at all levels of state and federal courts in South Carolina.

About “Legal Elite of the Midlands”

“Legal Elite of the Midlands” is an annual publication of “Columbia Business Monthly.” The selection process begins with nominations from more than 1,000 active lawyers. The lawyers then vote to narrow the list to a Top 10 in each of 20 practice areas.