Shegerian & Associates Becomes a “Star Catcher” Supporter of Make-A-Wish Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Attorney Carney Shegerian of Shegerian
& Associates, Inc.
, a Santa Monica-based litigation law firm
specializing in employee rights, was in attendance at Make-A-Wish
Greater Los Angeles’ star-studded Wishing Well Winter Gala at the
Hollywood Palladium last night. Shegerian, a proud supporter of
Make-A-Wish, announced that he and his firm have become official Star
Catcher Sponsors of the event and the organization in general.

The Gala, hosted by EXTRA host Mario Lopez, honored actor Robert Downey
Jr. with the “Shining Star Award” (presented by actor Don Cheadle) for
his support of Make-A-Wish. Music and multimedia entertainment power
broker Scooter Braun and the Los Angeles Kings were also honored.

The Wishing Well Winter Gala also featured entertainment
executives, celebrities, business executives, community and civic
leaders, medical professionals and philanthropists, including Shegerian
& Associates, who joined to celebrate the children and families whose
lives have been changed forever by the power of a wish. Since the first
Gala in 2013, these meaningful events have collectively raised almost $3
million for wish kids living in Greater Los Angeles.

“It’s an honor to be able to show our support of Make-A-Wish,” said
Shegerian. “Our mission as an organization is to help people who have
been wronged and improve their lives, so we can appreciate the
tremendous efforts that Make-A-Wish undergoes to bring moments of joy to
these brave young children and their families.”

An experienced trial attorney, Shegerian has tried many jury trials to
verdict in both state and federal court, representing individuals that
have suffered financial or emotional losses and have been wronged by
employers, including major corporations. He has won over 73 jury trials
in his career, including 31 seven figure verdicts. Among his many
landmark cases, in 2014 he obtained a wrongful termination and age
discrimination jury verdict in favor of a client that is considered to
be the largest employment related award of its kind in Los Angeles legal

About Shegerian & Associates

Located in Santa Monica, Shegerian & Associates is a law firm
specializing in protecting the rights of employees who have been wronged
by their employers. Richly experienced in labor and employment law and
possessing an unparalleled success record as litigators (Carney
Shegerian, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award winner for 2013, has won 73
jury trials in his career, including 31 seven figure verdicts),
Shegerian & Associates is passionately dedicated to serving the needs of
its clients. For more information about the firm, visit

About Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles

Founded in 1983 and now in its 33rd year, Make-A-Wish Greater Los
Angeles has granted more than 9,300 wishes to children living in the
communities throughout Los Angeles County. Annually in Los Angeles, the
chapter grants about 350 wishes locally, and there are nearly twice as
many more eligible children waiting their turn. Make-A-Wish Greater Los
Angeles is part of a national organization that grants the wishes of
children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human
experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish is one of the
world’s leading children’s charities, serving children in every
community in the United States and its territories. With the help of
generous donors and more than 28,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish grants a
wish somewhere in the country every 35 minutes. It has granted more than
270,000 wishes in the U.S. since its inception in 1980. Visit
Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles at

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