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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Whether our attorneys are developing preventive strategies or responding to litigation and other legal crises, we are always prepared to assist you with efficient and innovative responses.


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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

2018 BHBM CPA Seminar | Register Today

August 20, 2018

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer will be hosting its 35th Annual Seminar for Certified Public Accountants on the following dates. We hope that you can join us! Dates/Locations Northshore Seminar – Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 *New, Morning Schedule for Northshore Program* Registration…

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BHBM Estate Planning Handbook: A Guide for the Professional Advisor [2018]

June 20, 2018

Estate planning as a team concept is a principle we have consistently employed at Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer. The combined disciplines of the lawyer, accountant, trust officer and life underwriter can be most beneficial for our clients. For this…

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Representative Matters

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17 Oct 2018

Campaign Contribution Rules for 2018 Federal and State Elections

On November 6, 2018, elections will be held for numerous federal and state political positions. All 435 seats in the...

12 Oct 2018

Maritime Update: Towing License Required for Offshore Tow of Underwater Survey Equipment

In the case of Shell Offshore, Inc. v Tesla Offshore, LLC, decided on October 5, 2018, The US Court Of...

10 Oct 2018

BHBM Welcomes Jill Willhoft to Firm

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer is pleased to announce that Jill Willhoft has joined the firm as a litigation partner. About...

24 Sep 2018

Maritime Update: Tug Pushing Two “Dumb” Barges Liable for Spill Cleanup as the Operating Vessel

In January 2013, a tugboat owned by Nature’s Way Marine was moving two oil-carrying barges owned by Third Coast Towing...

20 Sep 2018

Beaux Jones to Present at A&WMA Annual Conference

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer environmental and coastal law attorney Beaux Jones will be speaking at the Air & Waste...

13 Sep 2018

Alex Aughtry Elected to FBA’s Younger Lawyers Division Board of Directors

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer attorney Alex Aughtry has been elected to the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar...


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