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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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys lead CLE seminars

From surviving fireworks and flameouts to keeping current on the latest in technology, attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are presenters at two continuing legal education seminars this week aimed at helping lawyers and their firms. On Tuesday, Feb. 22, Katherine Myers will be part of the faculty for a University of South Carolina School […]

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Cohoon newest partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

An experienced employment lawyer who fights in courts and before administrative agencies for clients whose livelihoods are at risk, Jack E. Cohoon is now a partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. Cohoon came to the firm in 2020 after 14 years as an attorney with South Carolina Legal Services, where he served as lead litigation […]

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Cohoon receives Civic Star Award from Richland County Bar Association

Congratulations to Jack Cohoon, the latest Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney to receive the Richland County Bar Association’s Civic Star Award. The annual award recognizes exceptional and meritorious community service outside the legal profession. Cohoon was honored Dec. 8 during the Bar’s annual meeting and holiday party. Kathleen McDaniel, one of the Columbia, SC firm’s […]

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Shutt honored with Women of Influence award

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Nekki Shutt is among 22 Midlands leaders selected for the 2021 Women of Influence awards. The group of honorees, which includes business executives, marketing professionals and government and nonprofit leaders, will be celebrated at a Nov. 30 luncheon. Tickets still are available. A South Carolina Supreme Court certified employment law […]

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Criminal law attorney Katherine Myers joins Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

A fierce legal advocate who shares the Burnette Shutt & McDaniel commitment to moving law forward, Katherine Myers is bringing her criminal law practice to the firm. A native of Columbia, SC who’s passionate about serving her hometown, Myers fights for her clients at every phase of the process, from initial charges through trial and […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel earns more top-tier honors in ‘Best Law Firms’

Long ranked in Tier 1 in the Columbia area in two employment law categories, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel added to its total with two more top rankings in the latest edition of Best Law Firms in America. The firm again earned Tier 1 honors in Litigation – Labor and Employment Law, Employment Law – Individuals. […]

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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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