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

BHBM Named 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

November 1, 2018

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer has been named a 2019 Tier 1 New Orleans Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in ten practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. BHBM received Tier 1 ranking in the areas of: Admiralty & Maritime Law; Business…

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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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10 Dec 2018

Maritime Update: U.S. Supreme Court to Review Whether a Seaman Can Recover Punitive Damages for an Unseaworthy Condition

On Friday, December 7, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ to review whether a remedy for punitive damages exists...

3 Dec 2018

Beaux Jones featured in Field & Stream Magazine

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer environmental and coastal law attorney Beaux Jones was recently featured in Field & Stream Magazine’s special report on recreational...

8 Nov 2018

Valerie Fontenot Selected as VP of Internal Communications for GNO Louis A. Martinet Society

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer attorney Valerie Fontenot has been selected as the Vice President of Internal Communications for the...

7 Nov 2018

Environmental Due Diligence Luncheon | November 30, 2018

Have you ever wondered: Why is the bank making me do a Phase I? What is actually done? What protections...

1 Nov 2018

BHBM Named 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer has been named a 2019 Tier 1 New Orleans Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in ten practice areas...

24 Oct 2018

BHBM Tax Law Alert 10/24/2018

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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