Miguel Alberto Romero Lugo (born February 17, 1970) is a Puerto Rican lawyer, who is the current Mayor of San Juan. He was also Secretary of Labor and Human Resources of Puerto Rico (2009–2012) and former Chief of Staff of Puerto Rico during Governor Luis Fortuño's administration (2012–2013) and senator for the San Juan District (2017–2020).
Early life and education
Romero was born on February 17, 1970, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. At the age of 17, he was admitted to the University of Puerto Rico where he pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science. While going to college, he also attended hospitality school where he learned the skills he would later use in his union job as a casino croupier, a position that provided his first exposure to collective bargaining agreements.
Later, in 1999, he obtained a J.D. degree from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude and top in his class. After graduation, he obtained the highest