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Neyleen Ortiz Beljajev

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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, fraud, breach of contract, 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 a half dozen jury and bench trials in State Court 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 Chair of the American Bar Association's Women in the Profession Committee. She is also currently serving as a Board Member and Vice President 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

• Settlement, $2.7 Million, personal injury
• Settlement, $800,000.00, automobile v. automobile
• Settlement, $720,000.00, property damage

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

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, District Representative, Member, 2008 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Chairperson for the Young Lawyers Division’s Women in the Profession Committee, 2013 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Southern California District Representative for the Young Lawyers Division, 2011 - 2013
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Board Member, 2011 - Present
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Vice President, 2014 - Present
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Barristers, Public Service Chairperson, 2012 - 2013
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Social Chairperson, 2011 - 2012
  • State Bar of California, California Young Lawyer’s Association, Board Member, 2013 - Present

Past Employment Positions

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

The law firm of Girardi | Keese has successfully recovered billions on behalf of our clients.
The following cases are just a small sampling of the many successful cases G&K has achieved over the years:

$4.85 billion

Settlement with Merck, a major pharmaceutical company, for personal injuries to consumers of the drug Vioxx.

$633 million

Settlements with PG&E for toxic tort injury claims by residents of Hinkley, California (made famous by the film Erin Brockovich).

$1.9 billion

Settlement with Sempra Energy on behalf of California consumers who were defrauded by the manipulation of natural gas prices.

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