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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Burnette, Rhodes listed in 2020 Super Lawyers edition

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 […]

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Janet Rhodes honored with Leadership in Law Award

An experienced employment lawyer and partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, Janet Rhodes is receiving a Leadership in Law Award from South Carolina Lawyers Weekly. She, along with 27 other recipients, will be honored at a March 13 banquet in Charleston. Rhodes has been with Burnette Shutt & McDaniel since the firm’s inception, becoming a […]

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Burnette, Rhodes, Shutt honored in Best Lawyers in America

COLUMBIA, SC – Malissa Burnette, Janet Rhodes and Nekki Shutt are recognized with 12 honors in the latest edition of Best Lawyers in America. The list includes Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” awards for Burnette and Shutt. Burnette is Columbia “Lawyer of the Year” in Employment Law – Individuals, an honor she’s won twice previously. […]

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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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Rhodes joins Trustus Theatre Board of Directors

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Janet E. Rhodes has joined the Board of Directors of Columbia’s Trustus Theatre. Trustus is an award-winning professional theater troupe that produces original and adapted works by local and national artists.  Rhodes brings to the board both legal knowledge and lifelong involvement with the arts. The company has grown from […]

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Rhodes becomes Burnette Shutt & McDaniel’s newest partner

Janet Rhodes, a seasoned litigator and employment lawyer who’s practiced for almost a decade in Columbia, is the newest partner at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. Janet is a native of Ninety Six in Greenwood County. Watching a relative battle pay discrimination as she was growing up inspired her to become a lawyer. “When clients come […]

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3 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in 2019 Best Lawyers in America

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel employment lawyers combined to earn a total of 11 honors in a diverse range of practice areas in the new edition of Best Lawyers in America. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt and Janet Rhodes won recognition across eight practice areas in the 2019 edition released today. The list of awards: Burnette: Civil […]

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Burnette, Rhodes honored in 2018 Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA –Super Lawyers 2018 is recognizing two attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel in the latest edition of the annual guide. Malissa Burnette and Janet Rhodes both earned honors in employment law practice areas. Burnette, one of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel’s founders, has been featured in every edition of Super Lawyers since 2008. […]

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Rhodes to moderate panel at annual WREN Summit

COLUMBIA, SC – Janet Rhodes, an employment lawyer at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, will moderate a panel next week at the second annual Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network Summit. The two days of events, April 9 and 10, include discussions and speakers covering a range of topics. The summit culminates with an Equal Pay Day […]

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