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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Questions about tree trimming and the law can be complicated, McDaniel tells group

It’s not often that we get to experience “full circle” moments in life, but Kathleen McDaniel recently experienced a wonderful moment, connecting professionally with friends and co-workers from her life before the practice of law. Before Kathleen went to law school, she worked as an environmental educator in the City of Charleston’s Department of Parks […]

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McDaniel among those honored as 2019 Women of Influence

COLUMBIA, SC – Kathleen McDaniel, a founding partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, is among 25 leaders selected for 2019 Women of Influence honors. Presented annually by the Columbia Regional Business Report, the award recognizes professionals who are striving to make the Midlands a better place. Candidates are evaluated based on business accomplishments, community service […]

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Burnette, McDaniel included in 2019 Legal Elite of the Midlands

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette and Kathleen McDaniel earned honors in two practice areas each in the new edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands.” Burnette is highlighted in Labor and Employment Law and Education Law. McDaniel is honored in Environmental and Energy and Utilities Law. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys have a long […]

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McDaniel part of For Freedoms town hall panel at museum

Kathleen McDaniel, a partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, is joining artists and attorneys for a forum next week at the Columbia Museum of Art. The For Freedoms town hall will examine the First Amendment, exploring freedom of expression as a lens for civil discourse. The Sept. 24 program is free. The panel, which includes […]

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