Neyleen Ortiz Beljajev

Neyleen Ortiz Beljajev

Neyleen Ortiz Beljajev

Los Angeles, California

Neyleen Ortiz Beljajev has been an associate at Girardi | Keese since her graduation from Loyola Law School. She is dedicated to prosecuting claims for serious personal injury and wrongful death, sexual assault and battery, product liability and premises liability against many of America's largest corporations. She is committed to taking on cases involving women's rights and the predation of women. As a trial lawyer, she has successfully tried six jury and bench trials and has obtained multi-million dollar settlements.

In addition to her busy practice, she is involved in a number of professional organizations where she is currently serving as President Elect for the Long Beach Bar Association and as a Board Member for the California Young Lawyers Association. Neyleen has proven herself to be a dedicated member of the legal community both personally and professionally.

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $2.713 million, sexual assault and battery to a minor
  • $800,000, automobile v. automobile
  • $800,000, individual v. bank, fraudulent investment
  • $720,000, property damage from a fire
  • $633,000, negligent maintenance of a stool
  • $543,000, product liability, minor v. pharmaceutical company
  • $400,000, product liability, individual v. vehicle manufacturer
  • $287,000, Jury Verdict, Hougan v. Sit N Sleep, Orange County Superior Court 30-2009-00308433, negligence causing emotional distress
  • $250,000, automobile v. automobile, soft tissue injuries
  • $200,000, slip and fall
  • $160,000, sexual assault to a minor
  • $160,000, sexual assault to a minor
  • $125,000, individual v. automobile
  • $100,000, product liability
  • $100,000, slip and fall

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, Hawaii
    • B.A. cum laude - 2003
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: Lamda Theta Pi
    • Honors: Sigma Delta Mu
    • Honors: National Scholastic
    • Major: International Studies
  • Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain - 2002

Honors and Awards

  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Women of Inspiration Award Nominee, Ms. JD, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division, Women in the Profession Committee, Chair, 2013 - 2014
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division, District Representative for Southern California, 2011 - 2013
  • California Young Lawyer’s Association, Board Member, 2013 - Present
  • Long Beach Bar Association, President Elect, 2015
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Vice President, 2014
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Board Member, 2011 - 2013
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Barristers, Public Service Chair, 2012
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Barristers, Social Chair, 2011
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Scholarship Committee Co-Chair, 2011
  • Long Beach Bar Foundation, Board Member, 2015
  • Loyola Law School, Advisory Committee, 2009 - 2012

Past Employment Positions

  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable Judith Ashman-Gerst, California Court of Appeal, 2nd Appellate District
  • Champions of Justice, Producer, 2013 - 2014