Francisco J. Domenech was born on April 29, 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He spent the majority of his childhood in Ocala, Florida and attended Blessed Trinity Catholic School and Forest High School. He went to University of Puerto Rico on the Rio Piedras Campus, where he graduated with his bachelors degree in Political Science, and continued his studies for his Juris Doctor. From 2007 to 2012, he represented the Young Democrats of America and was a delegate to the past four Democratic National Conventions. Francisco Domenech was a delegate on the democratic national convention in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016.
Previously, Francisco Domenech was the director of the Office of Legislative Services of the Puerto Rican Legislative Assembly and served form 2005 until 2008. During his time on the assembly, he streamlined the 130 person staff and expanded services provided by the legislative library including access to the blind and physically handicapped. He participated in the consideration of passing of 800 pieces of legislature and managed a budget of $11 million annually and turned surpluses for each year he served.
Before heading up the Office of Legislative Services, Francisco J. Domenech was the Puerto Rican Senate President’s Chief Legal Counsel. In this job he was charged with providing legal advice and represented the Senate’s interests in front of the courts. He managed the counsel work for all in-house issues and supervised outside counsel that was brought in for the senate, this included supervising federal lobbyists. In this job he was personally asked to participate in an en ban hearing in front of the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Today, Domenech is the managing partner of Politank which is a government affairs law firm. He specializes in developing strategies to best represent private interests to government agencies. On his own and through his partnership with Politank, Domenech supports philanthropic endeavors such as Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and the Clinton Foundation. He actively practices in front of courts for the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, he U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Supreme Court among others.