Mr. Nguyen is a Shareholder of Shegerian and Associates. With a wide range of experience in employment law in having previously represented Fortune 500 companies in labor and employment disputes, Mr. Nguyen has accumulated considerable experience on both sides of the litigation field in matters relating to workplace discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on state and federal levels.  Mr. Nguyen also maintains experience in the area of entertainment business and legal affairs.

Mr. Nguyen is primarily responsible for overseeing the firm's cases and ensuring their successful litigation from pre-filing through resolution, including alternative dispute resolution, settlement, and trial.

For several years, Mr. Nguyen has been named a Super Lawyers Rising Star. He has also been identified as one of the Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Business Journal.

Throughout his tenure with the firm, Mr. Nguyen has secured settlements outside of court in excess of $30 million.  As trial counsel, he has secured several verdicts, including:

  • $31.1 million age discrimination award
  • $13 million gender discrimination award
  • $8.7 million disability discrimination award
  • $8.4 million whistleblower award
  • $7.1 million age discrimination award
  • $6 million intentional infliction of emotional distress award
  • $4.5 million failure to accommodate disability award
  • $3.57 million wrongful termination award
  • $800,000 defamation award
  • $500,000 failure to accommodate disability award


  • 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
  • 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