Burnette Shutt & McDaniel Listed in 2019 Best Law Firms

Staff Report From Columbia CEO

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Burnette Shutt & McDaniel is again ranked in the top tier of Columbia law firms in two employment law practice areas in the latest edition of “Best Law Firms in America.”
 
All told, the firm earned recognition in the just-released 2019 edition in eight practice areas covering a variety of disciplines ranging from civil rights to commercial litigation.
 
The Tier 1 rankings came in Employment Law – Individuals and Litigation – Labor & Employment Law. The firm also is listed in the national directory in:
 
Civil Rights Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Employment Law – Management

Litigation – ERISA

Commercial Litigation

Mediation
 
To qualify for “Best Law Firms,” an attorney from the firm must earn honors in the same year’s edition of “Best Lawyers in America.” Burnette Shutt & McDaniel became eligible when three attorneys – partners M. Malissa Burnette, Nekki Shutt and Janet Rhodes – received a total of 11 awards. This included Shutt’s Lawyer of the Year honors in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.
 
“Best Law Firms” is a collaboration of “Best Lawyers in America” and “U.S. News & World Report.”