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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Cohoon joins Burnette and Shutt in top ratings category

Columbia, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorney Jack Cohoon has earned an AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. The award is his first in what some consider the “gold standard” for attorney ratings. He joins Malissa Burnette and Nekki Shutt, who have maintained AV Preeminent® awards for more than a decade. They’re […]

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Shutt receives “Go To Lawyer” award

COLUMBIA, SC – Nekki Shutt is among the first recipients of “South Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly” magazine’s new “Go To Lawyer” awards. A co-founder of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, she’s recognized in the practice area of business law. Before beginning her legal career, Shutt worked in the human resources department of a large corporation. That experience, […]

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Shutt to discuss landmark LGBTQ rights case at the USC School of Law

COLUMBIA, SC – Nekki Shutt, a certified employment law specialist, is joining two other panelists tomorrow to discuss Bostock v. Clayton County and its impact on LGBTQ workplace discrimination. The landmark U.S. Supreme decision made it clear that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 also covers sexual orientation and gender identity. Further, […]

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Burnette, Shutt, Rhodes, LeFever honored in Best Lawyers publications

COLUMBIA, SC – Four attorneys at Burnette Shutt & McDaniel are included in the just-released 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America and its companion piece, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt and Janet Rhodes received a total of 13 honors across nine practice areas. Shutt led the way with awards in […]

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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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Lawsuit challenging discrimination against same-sex foster parents can proceed

GREENVILLE, SC – A lawsuit challenging discrimination against married same-sex foster parents can proceed, a federal judge has ruled. The lawsuit, Eden Rogers and Brandy Welch vs. United States Department of Health and Human Services et al, was filed in May 2019 in federal court in South Carolina. Burnette Shutt & McDaniel co-founders M. Malissa […]

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