How Attorney Francisco Domenech Built A Career In Politics
Francisco Domenech is a lawyer who is based in Puerto Rico. He is the managing director of his law firm, Politank. This law firm is focused on government affairs. They represent private interests before government forums in Puerto Rico and other locations in the United States. Prior to this he was with the Peurto Rico Legislative Assembly where he was the Director of the Office of Legislative Services for three years. In this position he made his office more efficient and also extended the reach of the Legislative Libary. One of the results of this effort is that people who are blind or physically handicapped can now get access to this libary.
He attended the University of Puerto Rico. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science there as well as his law degree. While attending school he was elected as the President of the General Student Body Council for one year. He went overseas to the University College Londo for one term while in law school so that he could take a number of classes in comparative law.
For five years, from 2007 to 2012, He was on the Democratic National Committee. During this time he was the representative of the Young Democrats of America. During the 2008 presidential elections he was the Deputy Campaign Manager in Puerto Rico for the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. During this election she beat Senator Barack Obama in Puerto Rico by a big margin, 68-32. He helped her campaign once again during the 2016 presidential elections where she won 61-37 over Senator Bernie Sanders. The Honorable Jenniffer Gonzalez is another person who Francisco Domenech helped win an elective office. She became both the youngest person and first woman to ever fill the office of Resident Commissioner.
Each year the 40 Under 40 organization holds an event to honor people recognizes the top people in many industries in Puerto Rico. The 2016 event was held in New York City as Restaurant II Mulino. Francisco Domenech won over 59 other nominees. All of the contestants came from voting on the Caribbean Business website as well as Caribbean Business Español.