Cristina Rodriguez-Rios is a founding partner of the firm. Ms. Rodriguez Rios has over twelve years of experience in the areas of corporate law, finance, and international transactions.
Ms. Rodriguez Rios has a broad-based corporate practice, which includes the provision of general counsel services for clients, international transactions, corporate formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate financing and commercial leasing, venture capital financing, antitrust compliance, telecommunications law and intellectual property licensing.
Ms. Rodriguez Rios holds a J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School. She also holds a B.A dual degree from Bowdoin College in Economics and Political Science with a focus on international relations.
Prior to founding Rodriguez & Rodriguez Law Firm P.C., Ms. Rodriguez Rios was counsel to BBG Communications, Inc. in San Diego and its subsidiaries. Ms. Rodriguez Rios worked closely with the CEO of the company and senior management in all aspects of business decisions, legal risk assessment, management of the independent contractor sales force, personnel and immigration issues, real estate, and negotiation, approval and drafting of corporate contracts with a focus on the telecommunications industry. Ms. Rodriguez also advised BBG Communication's sister company BBG Global AG, a Swiss company, and its subsidiaries on their international commercial agreements.
Prior to becoming counsel to BBG Communications, Inc. Ms. Rodriguez was an Associate in the Corporate Department at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP where her practice included mergers & acquisitions, finance, commercial leasing transactions, securities compliance, antitrust compliance and corporate governance.
Ms. Rodriguez is fully fluent in Spanish and has the ability to draft transactional documents and contractual agreements, as well as conduct negotiations in that language. In addition, Ms. Rodriguez is fully fluent in Italian and is able to negotiate and review documentation in that language. As a multicultural and multilingual attorney she understands the nuances of conducting business in Latin America, Europe and Asia.