HECTOR HERRERA, born Actopan, Hidalgo, Mexico, January 19, 1963; admitted 1988, Mexico. Education: Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City (Attorney at Law 1987); Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City (Postgraduate in Economic and Corporate Law, 1989); Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City (Ph.D. 2000-2002).
Member: “Barra Mexicana, Colegio de Abogados, A.C.” [Mexican Bar Association] from 1990 as of today (President Elect, February 2019-February 2021); International Bar Association (2008-today); American Bar Association, Section of International Law (2015-today); Camara Minera de Mexico [Mining Chamber of Mexico]. LANGUAGES: Spanish and English.
PRACTICE AREAS: Administrative Law, Water Law, Environmental Law, Litigation and Corporate Law. He focuses primarily on industries and developments with relevant environmental impacts, providing legal assistance and representation for domestic and foreign companies doing business in Mexico.
Professional Experience: From 1988 to 1990 worked at the Firm “Galaz, Gomez Morfin, Chavero, Yamazaki, S.C.”(Touche Ross International, Mexico City) as Attorney (Supervisor); from 1991 to 1995 worked at the Law Firm “Abogados Miranda, Estavillo y Hernandez, S.C.” as Attorney (Senior Associate); in February, 1996 founded this Law Firm in Mexico City where he continued his practice until December 14, 2014; December 15, 2014 he joined the Law Firm Haynes and Boone, S.C. as Partner of the Environmental Law Practice Group, where he continue his practice until October 31, 2018; November 1, 2018 he reopened this Law Firm where he continued his practice.
Recognized as leading lawyer in Mexico by Who's Who Legal, Environment, 2017-2023; Latin Lawyer 250, Law Business Research 2016-2023; and Chambers & Partners Latin America (Band 2), 2015-2023.