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 77 jury trials, including 34 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.”
Gender Discrimination Verdict
“…forced to resign from UCLA due to gender discrimination.”
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…”
Discrimination & Whistleblower Case
“…Mitchell was discriminated against due to a disability and terminated for being a whistleblower.”
Wrongful Termination Jury Verdict
“…a former pharmacy technician was wrongfully terminated, harassed and had her privacy rights invaded.”
- Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Comments on Judge’s Order in Sexual Harassment Case Against Ogletree (3/16/2018) - Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding a judge’s order in the sexual harassment complaint filed by a Shegerian & Associates client under the pseudonym “John Doe” against Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steward, P.C. The “John Doe” complaint was filed by a Mexican-American,...
- Carney Shegerian Featured In Westlaw Journal For Pinter-Brown Verdict (3/14/2018) - In finding for Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown on her state law sex discrimination and retaliation claims against the Regents of the University of California, the Los Angeles County Superior Court jury said her damages included more than $3 million in past and...
- Attorney Carney Shegerian Issues Statement on Sexual Harassment Complaint Filed Against Ogletree (2/23/2018) - Carney Shegerian, trial lawyer and founder of the Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associates, released a statement regarding the sexual harassment complaint filed by Shegerian & Associates against Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Steward, P.C. The complaint was filed by a Mexican-American, gay male who was formerly employed by the law firm. After being...
- Former UCLA Doctor Awarded $13 Million Verdict In Gender Discrimination & Retaliation Case (2/20/2018) - LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2018 — A California jury awarded a $13 million verdict on February 15 for Shegerian & Associates’ client Dr. Lauren Pinter-Brown against her former employer, The Regents of the University of California. The lawsuit alleged that the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) discriminated against Dr. Pinter-Brown on the basis of gender and retaliated against her for complaining of...