COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: Burnette Shutt & McDaniel attorneys Malissa Burnette and Jacqueline Pavlicek are being recognized in the just-released 2019 Super Lawyers, an annual guide that rates attorneys across the nation.
Burnette is included for the 12th straight edition in the practice area of employment litigation, plaintiffs. Pavlicek is honored for the first time as a Rising Star in the practice area of business litigation.
A South Carolina Supreme Court Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law for more than 25 years, Burnette is a skilled litigator who represents clients in often-complicated cases. Her practice includes issues such as wage claims, civil and constitutional rights, discrimination, sexual harassment and more.
Pavlicek, who is a privacy professional in addition to a litigator, assists companies with privacy-related issues, such as information management and compliance with data protection laws and regulations. She helps businesses create privacy programs and policies, and she counsels organizations responding to data security incidents to them.
The selection process for both publications begins with a peer nominee. Next, Super Lawyers conducts independent research into areas such as honors and awards, special certifications, verdicts, representative clients and other topics. Finally, a blue-ribbon panel of top-rated attorneys evaluates other candidates within their practice areas.
Super Lawyers is distributed annually to more than 13 million readers. The listings also are available online. According to Super Lawyers, only 5 percent of the attorneys in each state achieve the distinction every year. Rising Stars, which recognizes lawyers under 40 or with less than 10 years’ practice, limits acceptance to 2.5 percent of attorneys.
About Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, PA
Located in Columbia’s historic business district, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, PA’s attorneys are licensed to practice in all South Carolina courts and at all levels of federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. The firm represents clients in a range of areas, including employment, family, and environmental law. They also handle employee benefits and ERISA matters, civil rights cases, privacy and data protection issues, and government matters such as eminent domain, land use, and zoning. Learn more at burnetteshutt.law.