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PROCOPIO PARTNER APPOINTED CHAIR OF INTERNATIONAL LAW SECTION OF CALIFORNIA BAR
Procopio Partner, Enrique Hernandez, was recently appointed Chair of the International Law Section of The California State Bar, having previously served as Co-Vice Chair of the Executive Committee and Treasurer. The section serves California lawyers handling international legal matters in a wide variety of areas, including corporate and business transactions, immigration, litigation and arbitration, tax, regulatory and trade matters, bankruptcy, intellectual property and family law.[caption id="attachment_3993" align="alignleft" width="150"] Enrique Hernandez[/caption]“Enrique is one of our most distinguished partners and leaders and a pillar of the local and global legal communities,” said Tom Turner, Managing Partner. “His appointment speaks volumes about his vast experience, his well-deserved reputation and his commitment to diversifying the legal industry.”At Procopio, Enrique's practice includes representing clients in international tax planning and related international matters, particularly U.S. - Mexican and U.S. – Latin America tax related legal matters. He represents clients in the development of complex business transactions, worldwide investment and financing structures, planning for worldwide income, and estate and inheritance taxes.Prior to Procopio, Enrique worked for ten years in the Mexican government in the areas of tax, finance and administration, acting as Subprocurador Fiscal de la Federación (Under Fiscal Federal General Attorney) in charge of consultation and legislative issues, Director General Jurídico (Legal General Director) of IPAB (Mexico’s Bank Deposit Insurance Federal Authority) and Director Jurídico (General Counsel) of FIDELIQ. Before his public career, Enrique was an associate attorney for the law firm of Bryan, González Vargas y González Baz in Mexico City. Enrique has also taught Tax law at prestigious Mexican Universities like ITAM and the Universidad Panamericana.