Another impressive Best Lawyers showing for Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

COLUMBIA, SC – Nine attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including every partner at the firm, are honored in the just-released 2024 edition of Best Lawyers in America and its companion guide, Best Lawyers: One to Watch. Firm co-founder Nekki Shutt led the way with recognition in nine practice areas, including her Lawyer of the […]

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2023 Legal Elite honors 8 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys

The new 2023 edition of Legal Elite of the Midlands includes eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys. Founding partner M. Malissa Burnette earned honors as the top vote recipient in Employment Law – Plaintiff. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel lawyers have a long track record of recognition in Legal Elite of the Midlands. Founding partner Kathleen […]

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Understanding 504 Plans and IEPs: A Guide to Special Education Plans in South Carolina

Navigating the world of special education can be challenging for parents and teachers, especially when it comes to understanding the differences and similarities between 504 Plans and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). Both provide support for students with disabilities, but the processes and requirements for each can vary significantly. Let’s look at the key distinctions and […]

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National Law Journal honors Burnette, McDaniel and LeFever

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel, and Grant Burnette LeFever are being profiled as Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Trailblazers in this month’s edition of the “National Law Journal.” The honor recognizes their work in Planned Parenthood South Atlantic v South Carolina. That case led the state Supreme Court to reject South Carolina’s abortion ban as […]

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Burnette, Shutt, Cox, LeFever listed in 2023 Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – Congratulations to Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt, Sarah Cox and Grant LeFever for their inclusion in the new edition of Super Lawyers. A national guide to outstanding attorneys across more than 70 practice areas, Super Lawyers uses a patented selection process to choose honorees. The four Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys also are […]

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Equal Pay Day 2023 and the Equal Pay Act

It took two and a half months, but women have finally caught up to last year. March 14, 2023 is this year’s Equal Pay Day. It symbolizes how far into the next year women must work to make as much as men made during the previous one. Although President John F. Kennedy signed The Equal […]

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Sarah Cox joins Justice360 Board of Directors

COLUMBIA, SC – A dedicated fighter for the rights of others, Sarah J.M. Cox is taking that fight to the next level by joining the Justice360 Board of Directors. A nonprofit organization, Justice360 wages a multifaceted battle against the death penalty and juvenile life sentences. The group represents clients at all stages of the legal […]

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The legislative impacts of #MeToo five years later

Sex harassment has long impacted the workplace. Too often, though, these problems were ignored. However, in October 2017, following the New York Times release of the Harvey Weinstein story, these issues took the spotlight in a movement too widespread to ignore. The #MeToo movement resulted in victims coming forward about sexual harassment. It gave voices […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel welcomes attorney Ashley Pennington

COLUMBIA, SC – Long-time criminal defense attorney Ashley Pennington has joined Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. His practice will focus on civil rights, including cases that move law forward on systemic reform. During decades of practice, Pennington focused, not only on protecting clients’ rights in the judicial system, but also on helping them with the tools […]

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Join us at the South Carolina State Bar Convention

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is excited that our attorneys are playing important roles during next week’s South Carolina Bar Convention. Partner Jack Cohoon is this year’s SC Bar Employment Law Section Continuing Legal Education planner. This includes the section’s CLE during the convention. The program is Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 a.m. Topics include […]

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