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

Happy New Year 2019

January 11, 2019

As we enter a new year, we find ourselves reflecting on all of the things for which we are grateful. Our relationship with you is something we truly value. Thank you for the partnership, the friendship and the opportunity to work…

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BHBM Welcomes Matt Miller Back to Firm

January 31, 2019

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer is pleased to announce that Matt Miller has returned to the firm as a partner. About Matt Matt Miller is a native New Orleanian who clerked at Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer while earning his…

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13 Mar 2019

Maritime Update: The McCorpen Defense, Properly Investigated, Precludes Punitive Damages Claim

Judge Martin Feldman, in the case of Alliance Marine Services, LP v. Gary Youman, decided in December 2018, found this...

1 Mar 2019

Article: Five Questions to Ask if Your Facility Has a Release

Unexpected or unpermitted releases are a common risk of industrial operations. When they occur at a facility or job site,...

27 Feb 2019

Maritime Update: 5th Circuit Affirms Jones Act Employer Acted Promptly to Provide Medical Care

In the case of “Randle v. Crosby Tugs, L.L.C.” decided by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on December 19,...

22 Feb 2019

Article: La., U.S. Supreme Courts Weigh In By Not Weighing In on Highly Watched Cases

Published in Louisiana Bar Journal Vol. 66, No. 5. Bayou Canard, Inc., v. State, through Coastal Prot. & Restoration Auth.,...

21 Feb 2019

BHBM Attorneys to Speak at SFSP Sections Day 2019

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer attorneys John Rouchell, Matt Miller, Leon Rittenberg III and Andrew Sullivan will be speaking at the New Orleans Society of...

13 Feb 2019

BHBM Tax Law Alert 2/13/2019

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


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