Renata Ortiz Bloom


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  • Biography

    Renata Ortiz Bloom is the Assistant Managing Partner of the Carlsbad office and a partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Tort & Product Liability, Drug & Medical Device, and Securities Litigation Practice Groups in Southern California.

    Renata has a varied civil defense practice focused on representing companies in complex commercial litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, premises liability, and securities litigation. She handles such matters from inception through resolution, working with clients and carriers alike to ensure expeditious and successful outcomes.

    A significant portion of Renata’s practice involves nationwide representation of medical device, pharmaceutical, and other FDA regulated companies in products liability litigation involving a diverse range of products and drugs.  In addition, Renata defends domestic and international hotel operators in premises liability, personal injury and wrongful death claims. Renata also regularly represents financial services firms and insurance companies in federal court, state court and FINRA, defending against a wide range of customer and employee claims.

    Renata is a native Spanish speaker, and a conversational speaker of Italian.


    • California
    • U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California 


    • San Diego County Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • La Raza Lawyers Association

    Community Involvement

    • Renata has participated as a volunteer for the American Red Cross of San Diego and Imperial Counties, Volunteer San Diego, and Habitat for Humanity.
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  • Education


    J.D., cum laude, University of San Diego School of Law

    • Order of the Coif
    • Outstanding Land Use Clinic Intern Award, 2007
    • CALI Award of Excellence
      • California Civil Procedure
      • Federal Land Law

    B.A., High Honors, Political Science and Italian Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

    • Graduated in the top six percent of class


    United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of California, Civil Division


    City of San Diego, Office of City Council President Scott Peters

    City of San Diego Mayor’s Office of Land Use and Economic Development


    Top Young Attorney Nominee, 2009-2013, The Daily Transcript

    San Diego Super LawyersRising Stars® distinction in the field of Business Litigation (2015-2017)

  • Languages
    • Italian
    • Spanish