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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3 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in 2018 Best Lawyers in America

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – The just-released 2018 Best Lawyers in America includes an impressive showing for Burnette Shutt & McDaniel. The new firm won 13 honors, including two Lawyers of the Year for metro Columbia. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt and Janet Rhodes of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel won recognition across eight practice areas. Lawyer of […]

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Four Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys named to Legal Elite of the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC – The just-released 2017 Legal Elite of the Midlands lists four lawyers from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including all three of the firm’s founders. The publication’s employment law category includes M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt and Janet Rhodes. Kathleen McDaniel is among the Legal Elite in environmental law. “It’s great to see four […]

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Rhodes discusses laws covering polygraphs at work

COLUMBIA, SC – It’s the standard stuff of TV dramas. An employee suspected of embezzlement takes a polygraph, providing the crucial evidence needed to wrap everything up in less than an hour. The real world is more complicated. When it comes to polygraphs at work, there are strict laws that cover when they can be […]

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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel opens new law offices in Vista District

COLUMBIA, SC – Three experienced and skilled attorneys have come together to create Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, a forward-thinking law firm with offices in Columbia’s historic business district. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel will focus on employment law, environmental law, privacy issues and litigation. Founders M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt and Kathleen McDaniel practiced together for […]

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3 from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel selected for Super Lawyers 2017

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA –Super Lawyers 2017 is honoring three attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel in the latest edition of its annual guide to the nation’s top lawyers. Super Lawyers selected M. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel and Janet Rhodes for inclusion. They were picked after a rigorous process that begins with peer nomination and then […]

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Rhodes serves on planning committee for new charter arts high school

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Janet Rhodes has joined more than a dozen educators, arts professionals, parents and community leaders on the planning committee for the Midlands Arts Conservatory, a public magnet school that will focus on the performing and visual arts. The conservatory will open in fall 2018 with sixth- […]

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