Margery N. Somers

Margery N. Somers

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Allred, Maroko & Goldberg
 | 6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 323-653-6530
Fax: 323-653-1660
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2012 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1994
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Media and Advertising (10%)
Attorney Profile
Margery Somers has been with Allred, Maroko & Goldberg for over 15 years. She specializes in employment law, handling wrongful termination and cases dealing with discrimination because of gender, race, age, pregnancy, and sexual harassment. A strong advocate for the disabled, Ms. Somers has emphasized supporting disabled employees in asserting their rights throughout her legal career. She additionally works with employees who are denied accommodations in the workplace. Her extensive background in public service helps her better understand her clients’ special needs, especially the needs of those who have suffered harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Ms. Somers is committed to representing high-level executives in sensitive employment situations.

About Margery Somers

Admitted: 1994, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.amglaw.com/bio/MargerySomers.asp

Honors/Awards:

  • Ms. Somers was selected as a Rising Star in 2004 and thereafter A California Super Lawyer in 2005 and 2006.  In 2011 she achieved a Superb Rating by Avvo of 9.4.  Additionally Ms. Somers is often selected to speak at legal meetings and community advocacy group seminars., Super Lawyers/Avvo Rating, Super Lawyers/Avvo Rating

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Ph.D in Education from USC related to special needs, counseling and accommodation requests.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Bar participation in professional meetings, seminars, special groups and lectures.  Ms. Somers has been instrumental in a local womens lawyers group promoting mentorship, discussion and camaraderie among female lawyers.

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ms. Somers volunteers at AIDS Los Angeles yearly during their annual event raising awareness and educating participants as to the needs of AIDS patients and their families.

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Ms. Somers executes approximately 30 confidential settlements annually from small amounts to well over a million dollars per settlement.  Although many employees assert wrongful termination claims and thus secure settlements which bridge their financial needs until they retain new employment, some employees separate for other reasons requiring stock and retirement analysis.

Newsletters:

  • Our website has current cases as well as updates regarding legal issues.  Ms. Somers profile as well as the other attorneys are highlighted and contact information is listed., Firm Newsletter, Employment Law/Employees Rights

Educational Background:

  • Ms. Somers graduated from UCLA, received a Masters Degree and teaching credential from USC and a PhD from USC as well.  After working in education for over two decades, Ms. Somers realized her dream of becoming an attorney having gone to Whittier Law School and graduating in 1994.  She has been practicing law for almost 2 decades and continually upgrades her skills and knowledge by taking and participating in seminars, coursework and readings.

Industry Groups

  • Aids Awareness
  • Disability Advocacy
  • Legal Professional Organizations
  • Mentoring Guidance
  • Peer Education
  • Womens Rights
Office Location for Margery N. Somers

6300 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Last Updated: 10/12/2017

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