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Krista Michel Rios is a member of the Real Estate Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Miami office. Krista has considerable in-house experience, having drafted and managed all agreements for a franchising company of drive-thru grocery/bakery stores across the Eastern United States, including commercial real estate contracts for business leases, asset purchase agreements, transfers, and assignment and assumption agreements, as well as franchise contracts.



  • In-House Corporate Counsel, Farm Stores Franchising, LLC, 2019-2021
  • Founder/In-House Counsel, The Miami Doughnut & Coffee Company, LLC, 2014-2021
  • Program Associate, Latin America and the Caribbean, Freedom House, 2018
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27), 2013
    • Legal Externship, Washington, D.C. Office, 2013
    • Congressional Intern, Florida Office, 2013

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, American Bar Association, 2015-Present
  • Member, Cuban American Bar Association, 2016-Present
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2015-Present
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2015-2018


  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law
  • B.B.A., University of Miami
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Spanish, Native