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Manuel A. Boígues

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Email: mboigues@unioncounsel.net
Telephone: (510) 337-1001

Education:
University of Illinois College of Law, 2002
Northeastern Illinois University, 1999

Manuel A. Boígues joined Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld in 2006.  He is licensed to practice in California and Illinois.

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.

Practice Areas:
Labor Arbitrations and Collective Bargaining Negotiations
Class Actions and Wage and Hour Litigation
Bankruptcy
Public Sector Labor Relations

Bar Admissions:
California, 2007
Illinois, 2002
Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court
Admitted to U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Admitted to U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, Eastern and Southern Districts of California
Admitted to U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

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