Cortney Shegerian, a senior associate attorney with California based Shegerian & Associates, has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of those who have been wronged by their employer.

Ms. Shegerian’s practice areas of expertise include discrimination, harassment, whistle blower retaliation and wrongful termination, among others. Her work includes every aspect of case management, with a particular emphasis on mediation, trial preparation and jury trial litigation.

Ms. Shegerian has argued in front of the California Second District Court of Appeal as well as the Supreme Court of California. She has also tried numerous cases on behalf of her clients in State and Federal Court and has mediated over 250 cases.

As an active member of active member of Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles and Consumer Attorneys of California, Ms. Shegerian regularly shares her experience through professional speaking engagements, including recently presenting for C.A.O.C. and being a featured speaker on behalf of the LA County Bar Association. Ms. Shegerian was also named one of Los Angeles’ “Most Influential Women Lawyers” by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Ms. Shegerian is currently an active Board Member for the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House, a supporter of the U.C.L.A. Rape Foundation for Children and a volunteer at the Sojourn Battered Women’s Shelter.


  • Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, CA, Juris Doctor, May 2013
  • California State University, Fresno, May 2010

Bar Admissions

Other Legal Memberships and Affiliations

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • Armenian Bar Association


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Awards & Nominations

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