Villanueva to sue Los Angeles County over ‘Do Not Rehire’ designation - Shegerian Law

Villanueva to sue Los Angeles County over ‘Do Not Rehire’ designation

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva plans to sue Los Angeles County for $25 million, claiming that his placement on the “Do Not Rehire” list has unfairly tarnished his career and violated his rights. The designation followed an oversight panel’s findings that he had engaged in discriminatory and harassing behavior. Villanueva argues that the county’s actions were politically motivated and lacked transparency and due process.

Carney Shegerian, Villanueva’s attorney, asserts that the county failed to provide Villanueva with an opportunity to defend himself. The lawsuit aims to have the “Do Not Rehire” designation removed from his record and seeks compensation for the damage to his professional reputation.

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