Anthony Nguyen - Shegerian Law
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Anthony Nguyen

Shareholder

Mr. Nguyen is a distinguished Shareholder at Shegerian & Associates, with a rich background in employment law. With previous representation of Fortune 500 companies in labor and employment disputes, Mr. Nguyen has garnered extensive experience on both sides of the litigation field in matters relating to workplace discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on state and federal levels. He also possesses significant expertise in entertainment business and legal affairs.

At the firm, Mr. Nguyen assumes the role of overseeing cases and ensuring their successful litigation from pre-filing through resolution, including alternative dispute resolution, settlement, and trial. Thanks to his astute leadership and exceptional legal skills, Mr. Nguyen has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for several years. Additionally, he has been identified as one of the Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and was a nominee for Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles in 2019 and 2023.

Throughout his tenure with the firm, Mr. Nguyen has secured settlements outside of court in excess of $200 million. As trial counsel, he has secured several verdicts, including:

  • $155.4 million public policy & retaliation award
  • $31.1 million age discrimination award
  • $13 million gender discrimination award
  • $8.7 million disability discrimination award
  • $8.4 million whistleblower award
  • $7.6 million disability discrimination award
  • $7.1 million age discrimination award
  • $6.3 million age discrimination & retaliation award
  • $6.1 million disability discrimination award
  • $6 million intentional infliction of emotional distress award
  • $4.5 million failure to accommodate disability award
  • $4.1 million disability retaliation award
  • $3.57 million wrongful termination award
  • $2.9 million failure to accommodate disability award
  • $2.7 million disability discrimination award
  • $1.0 million disability discrimination award
  • $800,000 defamation award
  • $500,000 failure to accommodate disability award

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law
    • Editor of the Asian Pacific American Law Journal
    • Editor of the UCLA Entertainment Law Review
    • Admissions Chair for the Asian Pacific Islander Law Students Association
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for Central District of California
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for Southern District of California

Other Legal Memberships and Affiliations

  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Vietnamese American Bar Association of Southern California

Awards

  • Super Lawyer Rising Star 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Lawdragon Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyer 2022
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