Burnette, Shutt, Rhodes and LeFever included in new Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt, Janet Rhodes and Grant Burnette LeFever are included in the just-released 2021 edition of Super Lawyers. A national directory that’s published annually, Super Lawyers bills itself as a guide to the country’s outstanding attorneys. All four also are listed in South Carolina Super Lawyers, a companion piece […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel part of Planned Parenthood legal team in abortion case

COLUMBIA, SC – Three attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are part of the legal team challenging South Carolina’s abortion ban. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel, and Grant Burnette LeFever joined Planned Parenthood Federation of America; and the Center for Reproductive Rights in filing the federal lawsuit on behalf of Planned Parenthood South Atlantic and Greenville […]

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LeFever leads free employment law seminar

COLUMBIA, SC – Attorney Grant Burnette LeFever is teaching a free employment law class for the Richland Library next week. The presentation will cover employment law basics such as discrimination, equal pay, wage disputes, wrongful termination, contracts and non-complete agreements, and more. LeFever also will address evolving workplace issues related to the COVID pandemic. The […]

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Burnette, Shutt, Rhodes, LeFever honored in Best Lawyers publications

COLUMBIA, SC – Four attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are included in the just-released 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America and its companion piece, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt and Janet Rhodes received a total of 13 honors across nine practice areas. Shutt led the way with awards in […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys speak out against discrimination in the legal profession

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 […]

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Employee rights in the fight against COVID19

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.

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Health care workers’ rights in the fight against COVID-19

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 […]

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4 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys contribute to go-to employment law guide

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. […]

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LeFever becomes firm’s newest associate

A familiar face is stepping into an exciting new role at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, as Grant Burnette LeFever becomes the firm’s newest associate. LeFever served as the firm’s senior law clerk for more than a year as she completed her studies at the University of South Carolina School of Law. In that role, she […]

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SC Pregnancy Accommodations Act: What it means to employees and employers

By Grant Burnette LeFever Juris Doctor In May 2018, South Carolina took what many would describe as an uncharacteristically progressive step in joining 22 other states and the District of Columbia in providing statutory protection for pregnancy and childbirth. Notably, South Carolina is the first Southern state to do so. The South Carolina Pregnancy Accommodations […]

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