SC Supreme Court strikes down abortion ban; Burnette Shutt & McDaniel part of winning legal team

In a major victory for reproductive rights in South Carolina, the state Supreme Court today permanently struck down the state’s six-week abortion ban. The court ruled that the ban violates rights to privacy guaranteed in the South Carolina Constitution. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys M. Malissa Burnette, Kathleen McDaniel and Grant LeFever are part of […]

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Best Lawyers lists 7 from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including a Lawyer of the Year

COLUMBIA, SC – The 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America highlights four attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including a Lawyer of the Year for the Columbia area. An additional three attorneys at the firm are honored in a companion publication, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.  Lawyer of the Year honors for the Columbia […]

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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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Burnette talks about Roe decision, Planned Parenthood

It’s a good day to fight the system, writer Emily Taylor observes. In her latest edition of “Hot Feminism: Letters from South Carolina,” Taylor talks to Malissa Burnette about the Supreme Court’s recent decision overturning Roe V Wade and about the importance of Planned Parenthood. As a professor of literature and Women’s Studies at a […]

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Burnette, Shutt, LeFever and Cox included in 2022 Super Lawyers

COLUMBIA, SC – M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt, Grant Burnette LeFever and Sarah J.M. Cox are listed in the just-released 2022 edition of Super Lawyers. The annual directory bills itself as a national guide to outstanding attorneys across more than 70 practice areas. A companion list of Rising Stars includes attorneys under age 40 or […]

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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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City of Women puts Burnette in her place – on the map

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder is among nine women added to Columbia’s City of Women map. The project, a joint venture of Historic Columbia and the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network, began in 2019 as an effort to put women in their (rightful) place – on the map. The newest class was unveiled as part […]

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6 Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys listed in new Best Lawyers publications

Six attorneys from Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are listed in the just-released 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America and in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.  All told, the six received 20 honors across 10 varied practice areas. Nekki Shutt led the way with awards in nine practice areas. The national peer-reviewed publication recognized all […]

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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, 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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