Since launching Shegerian & Associates over a decade ago, Carney Shegerian has developed a reputation as “The People’s Attorney” ‐ fighting passionately for the rights of his employee clients, and compassionately explaining the process as each client navigates through his or her case.
As an experienced trial attorney, Mr. Shegerian has tried numerous jury trials to verdict in both state and federal court, always representing individuals that have suffered financial or emotional losses and have been wronged by employers, including major corporations.
Winner of the 2013 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award as a result of trying a number of significant cases, Mr. Shegerian was also nominated, and a finalist, for the award in 2006, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Mr. Shegerian’s record of success for his clients – whether via substantial settlements or in a trial jury scenario, is unparalleled. He has made it his life’s mission to help those who have been wronged in the workplace. Mr. Shegerian has won over 74 jury trials, including 32 seven figure verdicts as a plaintiff’s attorney.
Mr. Shegerian is licensed to practice in all California courts, local federal courts and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Shegerian has also been nominated for California’s top labor and employment lawyer for 2009. He is included in the Daily Journal’s Top Labor and Employment Lawyer’s list of the top 75 attorney’s.
“…the largest employment related award of its kind in Los Angeles legal history.”
“…a LA jury found her former employer discriminated against her because of a mental disability.”
Whistleblower Jury Verdict
“…a machine operator was terminated after expressing concerns about the safety of the machines.”
“…a Price Is Right model was fired shortly after attempting to return from her pregnancy leave.”
“…Michele Daniel was terminated following an on-the-job injury to her knee requiring surgery…”
Wrongful Termination Jury Verdict
“…a former pharmacy technician was wrongfully terminated, harassed and had her privacy rights invaded.”
Wrongful Termination Settlement
“…Kandi Dudley was discriminated against because of her disability/cancer and wrongfully terminated.”
Wrongful Termination Case
“…Juarez was terminated when he refused to become more aggressive in pushing products to the public.”
- Award-Winning Employee Rights Law Firm Shegerian & Associates Launches San Diego Office (4/26/2017) - Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a leading litigation law firm specializing in employee rights, has announced that it has opened a new office in San Diego to best serve clients in the region. Shegerian & Associates founder, Carney Shegerian is seen by many as the pre-eminent employment law trial attorney in the United States. He and...
- Attorney Cortney Shegerian Comments On Racial Discrimination Allegations Against Fox News (4/24/2017) - Cortney Shegerian of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates recently issued a statement regarding the racial discrimination allegations made against Fox News by two former African-American employees. Tichaona Brown and Tabrese Wright, who both worked in payroll, claim that racially discriminating remarks made by the company’s comptroller, Judith Slater, created a hostile...
- Attorney Cortney Shegerian Comments On The Atlantic’s Report on Gender Discrimination in the Tech Industry (4/18/2017) - LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cortney Shegerian of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates recently issued a statement regarding an article published by The Atlantic entitled “Why is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?” The article features anecdotes from a handful of successful women in the tech industry who have...
- Attorney Cortney Shegerian Comments On $1.68 Million Age Discrimination Verdict Against Bank of the West (3/28/2017) - LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cortney Shegerian of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates recently issued a statement regarding the age discrimination lawsuit against Bank of the West. A jury in Fresno County Superior Court awarded $1.68 million to Barbara Barkley who was terminated from her managerial position with the...