McDaniel honored among 2019 Women of Influence

COLUMBIA, SC – Kathleen McDaniel, a founding partner of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, is among those selected for 2019 Women of Influence honors.

Kathleen McDaniel

Presented by the Columbia Regional Business Report, the award recognizes women who are working to make the Midlands a better place. This year’s 25 recipients include professionals from all walks of life, including CEOs and other business executives, professors, leaders of non-profits and attorneys.

McDaniel joined M. Malissa Burnette and Nekki Shutt to found Burnette Shutt & McDaniel in 2017. The firm represents clients in a range of matters, including high-profile litigation.

McDaniel’s practice focuses on environmental law, government law and permitting issues. She earned a bachelor’s and master’s in scientific fields before attending law school, training that helps her offer clients a unique perspective on many issues. She also has experience in the government sector, having served on the Richland County Planning.

A skilled litigator, her work also includes utility and energy law, administrative law, eminent domain, annexation and more.

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, privacy and data protection issues and government matters such as eminent domain, land use and zoning. Learn more at

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