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.”
- Former Baldwin Park Police Chief Says He Was Fired For Refusing to Perform Political Favors for Councilman (8/3/2017) - Will Reed, an attorney at Shegerian and Associates, Inc. — the law firm representing Salcedo — said there is evidence to contradict Pacheco’s denial. “I can definitely confirm that there were electronic communications between (Pacheco and Salcedo),” wherein Pacheco went so far as to send Salcedo a copy of the citation, Reed said. Read the entire article on NBC...
- Shegerian & Associates’ Carney Shegerian Honored by Daily Journal as a Top Labor and Employment Attorney in California (7/27/2017) - Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a litigation law firm specializing in employee rights, has been selected by the Daily Journal as one the “Top Labor and Employment Attorneys” in the state of California. For its list, the Daily Journal, the nation’s leading daily legal newspaper, takes nominations from all over California and selects the leading...
- Attorney Anthony Nguyen Comments on Racial Discrimination Allegations Against Atlanta Hawks (7/17/2017) - LOS ANGELES — Anthony Nguyen, attorney and partner at Los Angeles-based employment discrimination firm Shegerian & Associatesrecently issued a statement regarding the racial discrimination allegations made against the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks. Samuel R. Hayes, a former security operations manager for the team, claims that he was fired because of his race. He also alleges that the...
- Trial Date Set for Gunst v. Coast Surgery Center Wrongful Termination and Disability Discrimination Case (7/14/2017) - A trial date has been set for the unique wrongful termination case brought against Coast Surgery Center by its former employee, Sheila Gunst. Gunst, who is represented by Carney Shegerian of Shegerian & Associates, Inc., a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm specializing in employee rights, claims she was wrongfully terminated while on disability leave caring for...