Rafael Mangual is the deputy director for legal policy at the Manhattan Institute. He has also co-authored several MI legal-policy reports; has published opinion pieces in, among others, National Review Online, The Hill, and Townhall; and has appeared on various national and regional radio shows, including Bloomberg Law Radio.
Before joining MI, Mangual worked in corporate communications for the International Trademark Association. He holds a B.A. in corporate communications from the City University of New York’s Baruch College and a J.D. from DePaul University in Chicago, where he was president of the Federalist Society and vice president of the Appellate Moot Court team. After graduating from law school, Mangual was inducted into the Order of the Barristers, a national honor society for excellence in oral and written advocacy.