Manuel Boigues

(Attorney, Weinberg, Roger, & Rosenfeld)

Mr. Boígues represents labor unions and workers.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in Accounting, magna cum laude, from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign.  While in law school, Mr. Boígues was an Administrative Editor of the Elder Law Journal, a teaching assistant, and received the Best Oral Argument Award in the Hispanic National Bar Association Moot Court Competition.

Manuel grew up in a union household in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as his parents, both teachers, were active members of the Puerto Rican Federation of Teachers.  His mother was the President of her Local and his father was the Treasurer and later Vice-President of the Union.  In Chicago, Manuel and his sister worked for grocery store chains and were members of the Locals that equalized the bargaining power between workers and their employers.