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 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

November 1, 2017

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer has been named a 2018 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 Artist Series + Where Y’Art

March 24, 2016

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer has teamed up with Where Y’Art to create the BHBM Artist Series, an exhibit featuring the work of local New Orleans artists inside our office. In the series, we feature artists that belong to the Where…

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Representative Matters

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20 Nov 2017

Employment Law Update: Proposed Reversal of Regulations Concerning Tip Pooling

As all employers in the food service industry are aware, the Fair Labor Standards Act allows a “tip credit” of...

17 Nov 2017

Article: Catching a Jones Act Seaman’s ‘Golden Parachute’

Published in Marine News magazine’s November 2017 issue. A challenging offshore environment produces a different but equally difficult development. Will...

3 Nov 2017

BHBM Tax Law *Special* Alert | House Releases Tax Bill

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

1 Nov 2017

Environmental Law Update: SLFPA-E Case Dismissal

The alleged pipeline damage case brought by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East (SLFPA-E) against some 97 oil, gas and...

1 Nov 2017

BHBM Named 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer has been named a 2018 Tier 1 New Orleans Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in ten practice areas...

1 Nov 2017

Maritime Update: Direct Action Under LA Law – Insurers Liable Only to Extent of Policy Language

In the case of SCF WAXLER MARINE, LLC, et al. v. M/V ARIS T, et al. decided by Judge Jay...


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