Eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys honored in 2022 Legal Elite

The just-released 2022 edition of Legal Elite of the Midlands includes eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is a major presence in employment law categories, and the lawyers also were honored across a variety of practice areas. Several are recognized in multiple practice areas. Jack Cohoon and Samantha Albrecht led the […]

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ABA, SC Supreme Court honor Burnette Shutt & McDaniel

Columbia, SC – The American Bar Association has again honored Burnette Shutt & for its pro bono work, and four attorneys at the firm have received state recognition as well. For the second consecutive year, the ABA has named Burnette Shutt & McDaniel a Pro Bono Leader for its work with the organization’s Free Legal […]

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SC abortion ban is unconstitutional, Court of Appeals says

In a significant victory for reproductive rights in South Carolina, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the state’s abortion ban is unconstitutional. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel, and Grant Burnette LeFever are part of the legal team representing Planned Parenthood South Atlantic and Greenville Women’s Clinic in the case. “We applaud the […]

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Eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in 2021 Legal Elite

The latest edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands” includes eight Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys – that’s every lawyer at the Columbia, SC, firm. All told, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel earned honors in eight practice areas. Nekki Shutt won recognition in three practice areas, while four other attorneys are highlighted in two practice areas […]

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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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U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear South Carolina’s bid to block Medicaid patients from Planned Parenthood care

COLUMBIA, SC – The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the State of South Carolina’s appeal of a lawsuit challenging elimination of Medicaid funding for South Carolina Planned Parenthood clinics. This lets stand a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that said the law gives Medicaid recipients the right to choose any qualified health-care provider. […]

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Six Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in ‘Legal Elite of the Midlands’

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 […]

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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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Data privacy a year-round issue for law firms, other businesses

Much of the attention today, Data Privacy Day, is focused on how we as individuals can take better care of our personal information online and in other electronic formats. For business, and law firms in particular, though, the issue is even more important. Increasingly, it’s not a question of if your law firm will suffer […]

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McDaniel presents seminar on land use and zoning law

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Kathleen McDaniel recently updated South Carolina lawyers on developments in land-use law during continuing legal education seminars in Charleston and Columbia. Her talk included a discussion of recent zoning cases, a roadmap for navigating land-use approvals, and a review of ethical and legal issues affecting those who serve on zoning […]

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