2023 - Shegerian Law
  • Former employee accuses Vista fire official of sexual harassment

    December 27, 2023

    A former employee of the Vista Fire Department has filed a lawsuit alleging that she was sexually harassed by a current battalion fire chief and faced retaliation for reporting her concerns. In a complaint filed in August in Vista Superior Court, Karina Wakefield, who worked in the department as a fire inspector from fall 2021 […]

  • The Top Rated Workplaces in Southern California

    November 26, 2023

    The Los Angeles Times B2B Publishing team is well aware that employees valued by leadership end up caring for each other – and their clients. Those who feel inspired by the companies where they work feel empowered and motivated. Additionally, they share and support the corporate vision. When factors such as diversity, equity, inclusion, communication […]

  • Leaders of Influence: Labor & Employment Attorneys 2023 – Carney Shegerian

    October 24, 2023

    Carney Shegerian has made a measurable impact over the past 33 years as an enthusiastic advocate and seasoned trial attorney for those who have been wronged by their former employers. Since launching Shegerian & Associates over two decades ago, Shegerian has developed a reputation as “the people’s attorney,” fighting passionately for the rights of his […]

  • An Employee Guide to Navigating Termination Concerns

    October 19, 2023

    Photo courtesy of Faizal Ramli Every worker, at some point, will face uncertainties in their job. But when the looming cloud of potential termination overshadows you, being informed and prepared is crucial. Below, our friends at Cohen & Cohen provide a comprehensive guide for employees to ensure they’re well-armed against unjust dismissals.Knowledge is PowerYou’ve probably heard […]

  • Mark Binder, Chang M. Liu, Anthony Nguyen and Greg Skalaski Weigh In On 2023 Outlook

    August 11, 2023

    An excerpt from the article which can be viewed on the Los Angeles Times website, Mark Binder, Chang M. Liu, Anthony Nguyen and Greg Skalaski Weigh In On 2023 Outlook, or in our Archived PDF. Q: What are the main pros and cons of doing business in California today compared with other states? Anthony Nguyen, […]

  • San Diego County’s 2023 Men of Influence & Accomplishment

    July 31, 2023

    John David David is an exceptional attorney with remarkable achievements throughout his career as a Managing Trial Attorney. Since joining Shegerian Law in 2017, he consistently demonstrates his expertise in all aspects of litigation, earning him a well-deserved reputation as a highly effective and accomplished legal professional. During his time in law school, he exhibited […]

  • Landmark Verdict: $6.3 Million Awarded in Age Discrimination Case Against Prominent Industrial Piping Company

    June 20, 2023

    On June 16, 2023, a jury awarded a $6.3 million verdict in the case of Presciliano Contreras vs. Kelly Pipe Co., LLC, against a prominent industrial piping company based in Los Angeles. The trial, which unfolded in the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, centered around allegations of age discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, […]

  • Mahru Madjidi Named Shareholder at Shegerian & Associates

    April 4, 2023

    Shegerian & Associates, a leading California-based employment law firm, is proud to announce that Mahru Madjidi has been named a shareholder of the firm. Madjidi, who has played an integral role in securing over $160 million in verdicts for clients, has been an invaluable asset to the team since joining the firm. Madjidi obtained her […]

  • San Diego Jury Sends Message Against Discrimination with $2.7 Million Verdict for Former Employee

    March 30, 2023

    A nearly six-year legal battle between Stryder Spillane and Culture Partners, who previously rebranded from the name Partners in Leadership, LLC, has come to an end after a March 24, 2023 jury verdict. The jury, which found that Spillane’s former employer was liable for disability discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, awarded Spillane 2.7 million dollars, after […]

  • My Employer Fired Me For Taking Medication For My Mental Health. Is This Legal?

    March 29, 2023

    Photo by EKATERINA  BOLOVTSOVAHave you wondered, “Can an employer fire you for taking prescribed medication?” The short answer is no. Taking prescribed medication at work shouldn’t hold you back from keeping a job. There are laws—the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act—that protect you should you be fired for […]