Burnette Shutt & McDaniel supports lawsuit challenging discrimination in South Carolina foster care system

Attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are part of a lawsuit a Greenville couple has filed against the state of South Carolina and the federal government after the state’s largest contract foster agency refused their application to foster parent. The women, Eden Rogers and Brandy Welch, said their application with Miracle Hill Ministries was rejected […]

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Shutt presents seminar to Columbia Society for Human Resource Management

Was it an innocent joke meant to lighten the work day or a comment that created a hostile work environment? Sometimes the answer depends on the perspective. Employment lawyer Nekki Shutt spoke from the plaintiff’s perspective today at the annual conference of Columbia Society for Human Resource Management. She covered a range of employment law […]

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Shutt to present CLE at South Carolina Bar Convention

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Disability benefits under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). For many employment lawyers – as well as businesses and workers trying to navigate the systems – it’s a legal Bermuda Triangle. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Nekki Shutt will help attorneys […]

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Shutt receives Civic Star Award from Richland County Bar Association

Nekki Shutt, a founding partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, has received the Richland County Bar Association’s Civic Star Award. The annual honor recognizes exceptional and meritorious community service outside the legal profession. Kathleen McDaniel, another of the Columbia, SC firm’s co-founders, received the award in 2012. Other notable recipients include D. Cravens Ravenel, who […]

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Shutt earns Lawyer of the Year honors for ERISA work in Best Lawyers in America

Nekki Shutt has earned a Lawyer of the Year award in the new edition of Best Lawyers in America. It’s the third consecutive year she’s received top honors in the national guide to the legal profession. A founding partner of Burnett Shutt & McDaniel in Columbia, SC, Shutt won Lawyer of the Year in of […]

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Shutt joins judges, professors, fellow attorneys to help present legal seminar

Nekki Shutt is joining an array of federal judges, law professors and South Carolina lawyers to help present a program today that gives attorneys an in-depth look at the federal trial process. The day-long program is called “Going Through the Motions? Making Meaningful Use of Negotiations, Motions, and Experts in Federal Court: A Guide to […]

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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, Shutt present seminars at SC Association for Justice convention

Employment lawyers Nekki Shutt and M. Malissa Burnette gave presentations this week at the South Carolina Association for Justice convention in Hilton Head. Burnette and Shutt presented continuing legal education seminars to the annual gathering of South Carolina trial lawyers. Both are certified specialists in employment and labor law and founding partners of Burnette Shutt […]

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

Four attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, including all three founders, are highlighted in the just-released 2018 edition of “Legal Elite of the Midlands.” The publication’s Top 10 in Labor and Employment Law includes M. Malissa Burnette and Nekki Shutt. Kathleen McDaniel is among the Legal Elite in environmental law, while the Top 10 in […]

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Shutt to talk about #MeToo, Pavlicek about data security at Bar seminar

COLUMBIA, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys Nekki Shutt and Jax Pavlicek will talk about two timely topics today at the South Carolina Bar Employment Law Division Mid-Year Conference. The annual event updates lawyers on events in their practice area and lets them earn Continuing Legal Education Credits. Shutt will join three other lawyers […]

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