COLUMBIA, SC – Burnette Shutt & McDaniel again has earned Tier 1 honors in two employment law practice areas in the just-released 2020 edition of “Best Law Firms in America.”
The top-level rankings are in Employment Law – Individuals and in Litigation – Labor & Employment. This marks the third consecutive year Burnette Shutt & McDaniel has earned top rankings in those practice areas.
Burnette Shutt & McDaniel earned additional recognition for the Columbia area in six practice areas: Civil Rights Law, Employee Benefit (ERISA) Law, Employment Law - Management, Litigation-ERISA, Commercial Litigation and Mediation.
To qualify for inclusion in “Best Law Firms,” an attorney from the firm must earn honors in the same year’s edition of the peer-reviewed “Best Lawyers in America.” Burnette Shutt & McDaniel qualified for “Best Law Firms” when partners M. Malissa Burnett, Nekki Shutt and Janet Rhodes earned a total of 12 awards in the 2020 edition of “Best Lawyers.”
The list of honors included Lawyer of the Year awards for the Columbia area for Burnette in Employment Law – Individuals and for Shutt in Litigation – ERISA.
“Best Law Firms” is a collaboration of “Best Lawyers in America” and “U.S. News & World Report.”
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 and environmental law. They also handle employee benefits and ERISA matters, civil rights cases and government matters such as eminent domain, land use and zoning. Learn more at burnetteshutt.law.