COLUMBIA, SC – Kathleen McDaniel, a founding partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, is among 25 leaders selected for 2019 Women of Influence honors. Presented annually by the Columbia Regional Business Report, the award recognizes professionals who are striving to make the Midlands a better place. Candidates are evaluated based on business accomplishments, community service […]
COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette and Kathleen McDaniel earned honors in two practice areas each in the new edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands.” Burnette is highlighted in Labor and Employment Law and Education Law. McDaniel is honored in Environmental and Energy and Utilities Law. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys have a long […]
The latest edition of “Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers” is out, and with major contributions from four employment lawyers at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. In its fifth edition, the book is considered the Bible for South Carolina employment lawyers. Four attorneys at the firm wrote or co-wrote chapters of the go-to guide. […]
The U.S. Women’s World Cup Soccer team might have put pay discrimination in the headlines again, but for people like employment lawyer Malissa Burnette, the battle has gone on for decades. Hear what Malissa tells WIS-TV about why that gap still exists. https://www.wistv.com/2019/07/12/lawmakers-push-close-wage-gap-sc/
Burnette Shutt & McDaniel supports lawsuit challenging discrimination in South Carolina foster care system
Attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are part of a lawsuit a Greenville couple has filed against the state of South Carolina and the federal government after the state’s largest contract foster agency refused their application to foster parent. The women, Eden Rogers and Brandy Welch, said their application with Miracle Hill Ministries was rejected […]
Lambda Legal, ACLU South Carolina and SC Equality are suing in federal court to end the state’s policy of discrimination in the foster care system.
For many attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, the ties to Trustus Theater in Columbia are long and strong. Malissa Burnette and her future husband went on one of their first dates at Trustus Theatre and have supported the professional troupe with annual donations for more than 30 years. It’s their way of helping the […]
Was it an innocent joke meant to lighten the work day or a comment that created a hostile work environment? Sometimes the answer depends on the perspective. Employment lawyer Nekki Shutt spoke from the plaintiff’s perspective today at the annual conference of Columbia Society for Human Resource Management. She covered a range of employment law […]
Kermit the Frog used to lament that “it’s not easy being green.” Kermit was wrong. It’s actually not all that hard to be green. It’s also a smart business practice, and, these days, it’s more important than ever. That’s why, on Earth Day and every day, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is committed to conserving resources […]
A leader in the fight for civil rights in South Carolina, M. Malissa Burnette recently received the University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council’s top award. In this video, her colleagues at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel pay tribute to an amazing 42-year – and counting! – career spent moving law forward.