Krystal Farias joined Baron & Budd in 2024, where she serves as an associate in the firm’s Class Action Litigation Group. In this role, she is actively involved in opioid-related cases, which she believes uniquely intersect her academic background in consumer protection issues with her expertise in trademark law. Ms. Farias is dedicated to ensuring that consumers are adequately warned about the harmful and long-lasting effects of opioid products, using her skills to advocate for public health and safety.

Prior to joining Baron & Budd, Ms. Farias worked at a personal injury firm in Los Angeles, representing clients in tort law cases. Her exceptional negotiation skills led to favorable settlements with insurance companies and opposing counsel.

Krystal Farias began her legal career at a national, multidisciplinary law firm in Littleton, Colorado, focusing on trademark law. She advised clients on trademark selection, registration, and enforcement strategies and played a crucial role in analyzing and assessing trademark-related issues. She also obtained successful judgments in Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaints to address instances of cybersquatting and domain name disputes.

Ms. Farias holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on environmental science, policy, and management. As an undergraduate student, Ms. Farias had a strong interest in consumer protection law, which was reflected in her academic pursuits and research. She authored a thesis titled “Down with Monsanto: Perception of Health and Public Opinion.” The thesis highlighted consumer purchasing trends influenced by food labeling practices, illustrating their profound impact on various levels of consumer behavior and decision-making processes.

She earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2021, receiving the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Certificate with Honors and the CALI Excellence Award in Trademark Law. Additionally, she served as Vice President of the Technology, Entrepreneur, Startup Law Association (T.E.S.L.A.). Ms. Farias is admitted to the bar in Colorado and California.


University of San Francisco School of Law (Juris Doctor, 2021)

University of California, Berkeley (B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, 2015)

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Professional Associations

Colorado Bar Association

State Bar of California

Mexican American Bar Association