COLUMBIA, SC – In a record showing for the firm, six Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys are listed in the just-released 2020 edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands.” The lawyers are included in a variety of practice areas: labor and employment law, family law, business litigation, and environmental law. The attorneys listed are: Malissa […]
Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Malissa Burnette talks with South Carolina ETV about her 40-year career as an attorney and some of the battles she’s fought to help bring equal rights to everyone. The interview will air at 8:30 p.m. July 2 as part of SC ETV’s “Women Vision SC” special honoring 11 community leaders.
COLUMBIA, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is teaming up with the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center and South Carolina Legal Services to offer free unemployment insurance benefits training for attorneys. The online session is scheduled for 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 2. It will offer a comprehensive overview of South Carolina’s system. […]
COLUMBIA, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder M. Malissa Burnette is among 11 leaders selected for the 2020 South Carolina ETV Women Vision SC awards. The women represent a range of professions, including education, the law, government, business, healthcare, and the media. Burnette, a South Carolina Supreme Court certified specialist in employment and labor […]
By Jack E. Cohoon, Esq. Attorney at Law With the loosening of COVID-19-related restrictions, some employers are reopening and recalling their employees back to work. Employees may wonder whether they will lose their unemployment insurance benefits if they refuse their employers’ offer of work. Under normal circumstances, a worker is ineligible for benefits for failure […]
Last week, hundreds of lawyers raised their voices to speak up against discrimination at the Lawyers Standing Against Racial Injustice Protest at the South Carolina Bar. The attorneys of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel were there and took the message of the protest organizers to heart—if we are to combat discrimination in the world, we must […]
GREENVILLE, SC – A lawsuit challenging discrimination against married same-sex foster parents can proceed, a federal judge has ruled. The lawsuit, Eden Rogers and Brandy Welch vs. United States Department of Health and Human Services et al, was filed in May 2019 in federal court in South Carolina. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founders M. Malissa […]
COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette and Janet Rhodes, both experienced employment law attorneys and partners at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, are listed in the latest edition of Super Lawyers. The annual publication bills itself as a guide to the nation’s outstanding attorneys. Burnette, a South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment […]
In case you missed it: Here’s Grant Burnette LeFever’s Facebook livestream, where she talked with Columbia City Councilwomen Tameika Isaac Devine about employment law issues stemming from the pandemic.
By Grant Burnette LeFever, Esq. Attorney at Law Last updated April 9, 2020 As South Carolina hospitals brace for a surge of COVID-19 patients, workplace safety and health is a growing concern for health-care workers on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. A nationwide shortage of N95 […]