Barbara Resende is a Brazilian lawyer, native of Sao Paulo, where she earned her law degree from Pontificia Universidade Catolica of Sao Paulo. Before moving to Portland, she lived four years in Erlangen, Germany, and earned an LL.M. in German and International law from Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg. Aside from Portuguese, her native language, Mrs. Resende is also proficient in English, German and Spanish.
An Executive Assistant at Global Trade Advisors, she facilitates a range of administrative and technical support, actively engaged in maintaining client product records, as well as interfacing with factory sources and GTA vendors around the globe.
Mrs. Resende also uses her international legal background to support GTA customers with Trade Compliance for import and export matters. This role includes involvement in product classification and duty determination, marking requirements, including Made in USA, and import requirements for government agencies (c.q. FDA, DOA), as well as export related topics such as jurisdiction and license requirement determination, HTS and Schedule B classification.