#MeToo . . . the tweet heard round the world

By Nekki Shutt Attorney at Law October 15, 2017. That was the day celebrity Alyssa Milano (from Who’s the Boss?, Melrose Place and Charmed) tweeted “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write “me too” as a reply to this tweet.” That tweet evoked a tidal wave of response: Within 24 hours, half a million […]

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Shutt part of 14th Amendment panel at coming symposium

Columbia, South Carolina – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founder Nekki Shutt is among the panelists at symposium this month on the Fourteenth Amendment. “Reconstruction’s Legacy: The History and Contemporary Significance of the Fourteenth Amendment” is two-day event capping a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Reconstruction era. The University of South Carolina and Historic […]

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Shutt addresses state dental hygienists meeting

COLUMBIA, SC – Nekki Shutt, a co-founder of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel and a certified South Carolina employment law specialist, addressed the midwinter meeting of the South Carolina Dental Hygienists’ Association last weekend. Her course, part of a day-long session, was on labor law. More than 100 dental hygienists attended. Shutt frequently addresses professional groups […]

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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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Shutt helps lead Employment Law Essentials CLE for SC Bar

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – New attorneys can jump start an employment law career through a program Burnette Shutt & McDaniel’s Nekki Shutt helped create for the SC Bar. South Carolina Employment Law Essentials is a day-long continuing legal education program. Shutt and another Columbia employment lawyer developed the CLE, now it its fourth year. They […]

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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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Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys help lead Modern Family Law II SC Bar CLE

Columbia, SC: – Two Burnette Shutt & McDaniel partners updated the legal community on a wide variety of issues during the SC Bar’s Modern Family Law II CLE in March. Nekki Shutt, an employment lawyer with Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, created the groundbreaking CLE three years ago with a goal of helping attorneys navigate complex […]

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Shutt participates in panel prior to presidential forum

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CARLINA – Employment law attorney Nekki Shutt participated, along with six other prominent South Carolinians, in a town hall discussion at Winthrop University. The discussion, titled “The New South: Shifting Cultural Norms,” was one of several programs planned at the university in advance of that night’s Democratic presidential forum. South Carolina’s Feb. 27 […]

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