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

2018 Board Certifications

February 1, 2018

Baldwin Haspel Burke &  Mayer attorney Andrew Sullivan has earned certification by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization as a Tax Law specialist, effective January 1, 2018. BHBM now has seven Board Certified Tax attorneys, as certified by the Louisiana…

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BHBM Tax Law Alert | Tax Bill

December 22, 2017

WELCOME Thank you for subscribing to our firm’s Tax Law Alert. If you have any questions pertaining to this information, please contact Andrew Sullivan, Jeannette Waring or Jack Casanova at (504) 569-2900. FEDERAL TAX LAW UPDATE Tax Bill Signed Into Law On December 22, 2017,…

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Representative Matters

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13 Mar 2018

Leon Rittenberg III to Speak at OMSA Tax Law Conference

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer attorney Leon Rittenberg III will be speaking at the 3rd Annual Offshore Marine Service Association Tax...

13 Mar 2018

Environmental Law Update: Louisiana Sea Grant Update

This is a follow-up to our August 2017 Environmental Law Update entitled “Louisiana Legislature Taps Sea Grant to Find Common...

7 Mar 2018

Beaux Jones to Speak at Mineral Law Institute

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer environmental and coastal law attorney Beaux Jones will be speaking at the 65th Mineral Law...

6 Mar 2018

Maritime Update: Facts in Dispute Preclude Presumption of Fault Against the Moving Vessel in an Allision

In the case of Vane Line Bunkering, Inc. v. Natalie D M/V decided by Judge Eldon Fallon on February 21, 2018,...

27 Feb 2018

BHBM Tax Law Alert 2/27/2018

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

21 Feb 2018

Maritime Update: What is a “Tow” to be Covered Under a P&I Insurance Policy?

On February 15, 2018, the Fifth Circuit federal appeals court rendered its decision in CONTINENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY versus L&L MARINE...


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