Cortney Shegerian & Heather Conniff Named Most Influential Women Attorneys In Los Angeles 2019, 2021, & 2023!

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Cortney Shegerian, Esq.


Cortney Shegerian is a founding member of Shegerian Conniff LLP and lead trial lawyer. Her practice focuses on employment law and includes all aspects of case management from case inception through trial, with particular emphasis in jury trials. Ms. Shegerian has extensive experience and success in all aspects of litigation, trial preparation and jury trials. Throughout her career as an attorney, she has tried numerous cases in both State and Federal Court and has Arbitrated cases. Ms. Shegerian has argued in the California Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of California. Ms. Shegerian places her focus on discovering each client’s personal experience in order obtain the best possible outcome for their case.


Ms. Shegerian was named one of the “Most Influential Women Lawyers in Los Angeles” in 2017 and was named to he same award in 2019, 2021 and 2023. In February 2017, she became one of the youngest attorneys in California to argue a case before the California Supreme Court.

Volunteer Work

For the last several years Cortney has been an active volunteer in her community. She is a strong believer in the power of giving back and has seen firsthand the impact it makes on the world around her.

Ms. Shegerian is an active Board Member for the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House, has served as a volunteer for the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Domestic Violence Program at Stanley Mosk from 2017-2021 and has volunteered the Sojourn Battered Women’s Shelter in Santa Monica from 2017-2022. In her work with these organizations, Ms. Shegerian has seen the difference that volunteering can make an immeasurable difference in the lives of others.

Speaking Engagements

Ms. Shegerian has served as a speaker and panelist in the area of employment law for the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles,  the Beverly Hills Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association serving as speaker for the following seminars and topics:

  • Pregnancy Discrimination in 2022: A Continuing Trend, the Psychological Impacts, and Potential Corrective Measures (2022)
  • Race in the Courtroom: A Look at How Race and Racial Justice are Influencing Litigation Across the Legal Spectrum (2021)
  • Gender Discrimination in the Workplace: Is it Affecting Your Client? (2017)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Saturday Seminar: Finding the Story in Your Employment Trial (2016)
  • Nuts and Bolts of Employment Law: Plaintiff’s Perspective on Disability Discrimination (2015)
Recent Verdicts & Settlements

Throughout her career as an attorney, Ms. Shegerian has secured settlements and judgments in excess of $100 million for her clients.


Verdict For A Fatal Bus Crash Suit


Verdict For An Employee Wrongfully Terminated
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