Sergio M. Marxuach is the Policy Director and General Counsel at the Center for a New Economy, a non-profit, non-partisan think tank. Prior to joining the Center, Mr. Marxuach served as Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Economic Development for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and as Special Assistant to the executive director of the Commonwealth’s Office of Management and Budget.
Before joining the Commonwealth government, he was an associate for five years in the New York City law firm of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, where he worked mostly in Latin American transactions and international corporate matters, structuring cross-border capital market transactions, and arranging vendor financing and syndicated credit facilities for U.S. multinational firms.
His work at CNE has been cited in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Economist, among other prestigious publications. Mr. Marxuach has also been invited to testify before several Congressional committees and to brief committee staff members as well as U.S. executive branch officials on matters related to Puerto Rico’s economy and fiscal situation.
Mr. Marxuach has a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Yale University, where he was awarded the Henry Edwards Ellsworth Prize for his Senior Essay. He also obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and a Master of Science in Foreign Service from the Graduate School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.