Lawyer Francisco Domenech Wins Caribbean Business’ 40 Under 40 Award

Acting as the managing partner of Politank, Francisco Domenech leads a law firm that represents private interests before governmental forums. In this role, he advises the clients of his firm about issues such as regulatory and government affairs, contract law, and labor law. He is also involved in commercial contract negotiations, collective-bargaining agreements, and other legal matters. His firm is a bipartisan one and he has represented people and businesses across the political spectrum. Read this article at Caribbean Business to know more.

Francisco Domenech has been involved in the political arena ever since his time as a student at the University of Puerto Rico. He had represented the Young Democrats of America for a number of years, including before the Democratic National Committee from 2007 to 2012. In 2008 he was Hillary Clinton’s Puerto Rico Deputy Campaign Manager and in 2016 he served as her Campaign Manager. He also managed the campaign of Jenniffer Gonzalez who won her Resident Commissioner race in part due to his efforts.

He has been involved in politics in other ways as well. He was once the Senate President Kenneth McClintock’s Chief Legal Counsel. He provided McClintock with legal advice and oversaw in-house legal work among other duties. He was also once the Office of Legislative Services’ Director. In this role, he managed a $12 million annual budget and oversaw a department with more than 125 employees.

Each year the readers of Caribbean Business vote in the 40 Under 40 contest. Each reader votes for their favorite Puerto Rican young professional and entrepreneur. The voting is done online and being named to this list is considered to be one of the highest honors for a Puerto Rican in the world of business. The Executive Editor of Caribbean Business, PhilipeSchoene, said that the 2016 selections were particularly important as that island’s economy had been buffeted by several sources over the past decade.

There were 59 nominees for the readers to vote for during the 2016 selection process. The person who won the most votes from these readers was Francisco Domenech. He was awarded the 40 Under 40 trophy at an event held inside of Isla Verde’s Restaurant II Mulino New York.

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