Cortney Shegerian, founder of Shegerian Conniff LLP, was named one of the “Most Influential Women Lawyers in Los Angeles” by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2017, 2019 and 2021 and one of the youngest attorneys in California to argue a case before the California Supreme Court. Cortney has extensive experience litigating claims of pregnancy discrimination, harassment and retaliation on behalf of employees. Cortney has tried cases in both State and Federal Court and has argued in front of the California Court of Appeal. She is an active Board Member for the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House, a volunteer for the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Domestic Violence Program at Stanley Mosk and a volunteer at the Sojourn Battered Women’s Shelter in Santa Monica. Cortney was recently selected as a Superlawyers Rising Star in 2022.