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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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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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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