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 Estate Planning Seminar for Life Underwriters | Register Now

April 2, 2018

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer will host its 35th Annual Estate Planning Seminar for Life Underwriters on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. It is free to attend and is pending approval by the Louisiana Department of Insurance (general insurance principles). This program has been approved…

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Andrew Sullivan Promoted to Partner

March 29, 2018

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer is pleased to announce the promotion of Andrew Sullivan to partner effective March 26, 2018. Andrew received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting, summa cum laude, from Louisiana Tech University and his law degree from Loyola University…

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17 May 2018

Employment Law Update: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Louisiana legalized the use of medical marijuana when it adopted what is commonly referred to as the “Therapeutic Use of...

16 May 2018

Maritime Update: 11th Circuit Decision Awards Quantum-Meruit to Bunker Supplier Under Florida Law

The shipping world has been struggling with the bankruptcy of O.W. Bunker and its entities. Many of the fuel suppliers...

15 May 2018

Environmental Law Update: Louisiana First Circuit Reaffirms State’s Lack of Liability for Oyster Lease Claims Related to a Coastal Restoration Project

In Bayou Canard, Inc. v. State of Louisiana, through CPRA, 2017-CA-1067, (La. App. 1 Cir. May 14, 2018), the Louisiana...

15 May 2018

BHBM Tax Law Alert 5/15/2018

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

14 May 2018

Energy Law Update: Decision of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on Overriding Royalty Interests and Privileges Under the Louisiana Oil Well Lien Act

In a decision dated April 17, 2018 in the “Matter of ATP Oil & Gas Corporation” (888 F.3d 122), the...

11 May 2018

BHBM and the 2018 State of the Coast Conference

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer is proud to be the continuing legal education (CLE) sponsor of the State of the...


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