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 75 jury trials, including 33 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.”
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- Carney Shegerian Featured As “Attorney Of The Month” On Cover Of Attorney At Law Magazine (9/15/2017) - Carney Shegerian was recently featured on the cover of “Attorney at Law” magazine as the “Attorney of the Month”. There is a common perception among laymen that we are a society gone sue crazy. Litigation, they believe, has become the go-to response to even the most minor slight, real or imagined. Perhaps the preponderance of...
- Attorney Anthony Nguyen Will Speak At the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) 11th Annual Conference (9/11/2017) - LOS ANGELES, Sept. 11, 2017 — Anthony Nguyen, attorney and partner at Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates will be speaking at the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) 11 [th] Annual Conference in Orange County, California. The conference will take place on September 15 [th] and 16 [th] at the Chapman University Dale...
- Award-Winning Employee Rights Law Firm Shegerian & Associates Launches San Francisco Office (9/7/2017) - Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a leading litigation law firm specializing in employee rights, has announced that it has opened a new office in San Francisco to best serve clients in Northern California. The new San Francisco office becomes the third location for the firm, with existing locations in Los Angeles and San Diego. Shegerian &...