Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC


Maritime & Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax Law & Estate Planning


Representing clients since 1914, we have the expertise to handle whatever complex legal challenges come your way. With roots in Louisiana and resources reaching around the world, we strive to lead in an ever-changing business and litigation environment. Our clients become our family, and they stay with us for generations.


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At Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, there is no problem we see as too big or too small. The firm has built a diverse practice around various areas of law to best serve our clients needs.


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Firm News

BHBM Seminar for Trustees | July 18, 2019

June 3, 2019

Please join us for our annual Seminar for Trustees being held on Thursday, July 18, 2019. This program will feature discussions on recent developments, myths about Special Needs Trusts, and Directed Trusts. This program is has been certified by the CFP Board…

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Estate Planning in Louisiana | Frequently Asked Questions

May 21, 2019

I. DO I NEED A WILL IN LOUISIANA? Absolutely! If you die without a Will or with an invalid Will, Louisiana law determines who inherits your property. This Louisiana law was written before the invention of the automobile, the airplane…

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Representative Matters

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19 Jun 2019

Maritime Update: Intentional or Gross Fault Under Louisiana Law Can Nullify Releases or Waivers in Offshore Contracts (Under OCSLA)

On June 18, in the case of Petrobras America Inc. v Vicinay Cadenas, S.A., the Fifth Circuit reversed the summary...

14 Jun 2019

2019 BHBM CPA Seminar | Save the Dates

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer will be hosting its 36th Annual Seminar for Certified Public Accountants on the following dates. We hope...

12 Jun 2019

BHBM Tax Law Alert 6/12/2019

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information,...

10 Jun 2019

Maritime Update: Platform Workers are Employed Under OCSLA and State Law is Not Applicable to Allow Overtime Wages for “Off-Time Work”

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday, June 10, 2019 against workers on oil drilling platforms. In the case of Parker...

3 Jun 2019

BHBM Seminar for Trustees | July 18, 2019

Please join us for our annual Seminar for Trustees being held on Thursday, July 18, 2019. This program will feature discussions on...

23 May 2019

Kendall Vick Public Law Foundation Awarded Calogero Justice Award

The Kendall Vick Public Law Foundation was recently awarded the Calogero Justice Award, named in honor of Chief Justice Pascal...


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