Hector Ibarra has more than 20 years of experience in international business transactions, economic development, and general business law. He focuses on inbound business from Mexico, Central America, and South America, as well as outbound business into Mexico, Central America, and South America. He has helped manufacturers and a variety of other businesses relocate or expand in the Americas.
Hector has advised on cross-border sales contracts and sourcing agreements. He has assisted with the formation of foreign subsidiaries and the adjustment of their tax strategies. He has also helped companies navigate tariff engineering, customs audits, and other aspects of foreign operations.
Hector is one of Parker Poe’s representatives with TerraLex, one of the world’s leading legal networks. He works closely with other Parker Poe attorneys and TerraLex attorneys around the world to help guide clients through the challenges of global business.
Prior to joining Parker Poe, Hector was general counsel for a packaging distribution company, where he managed international acquisitions, subsidiary formation, joint ventures, strategic planning, and finance.
Before moving to North Carolina, Hector served as counsel for the Mexican Federal Senate, overseeing all procurement and commercial contracts and serving on the Foreign Commerce and International Senate Committees. He was also deputy general counsel for the General Bureau of Standards in Mexico City, handling legal matters, compliance, and enforcement functions.
*Hector is not licensed to practice law in North Carolina.