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 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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14 BHBM Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

November 27, 2017

Fourteen Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers; eleven as Louisiana Super Lawyers 2018 and three as Rising Stars 2018. BHBM Louisiana Super Lawyers 2018 include: David Carrigee (Transportation/Maritime) Thomas Cortazzo (Business Litigation) Joel Mendler (Estate Planning &…

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8 Dec 2017

Beaux Jones Featured as LSBA Young Lawyer Spotlight

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer environmental attorney S. Beaux Jones is featured as the Young Lawyer Spotlight in the Louisiana Bar Journal’s Dec....

8 Dec 2017

Maritime Update: Union Contract Will be Upheld for Seafarers Unless Evidence of Unfairness

In the case of Joyce v. Maersk Line handed down on December 4, 2017, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal...

8 Dec 2017

BHBM In The News: WorkBoat

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer attorneys Leon Rittenberg III and Andrew Sullivan recently presented at the International WorkBoat Show on...

5 Dec 2017

BHBM Tax Law Alert 12/5/2017

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

4 Dec 2017

Maritime Update: Casino Not a Vessel, Therefore Seaman Status Not Available to Plaintiff

In a decision handed down on November 8, 2017 by the Court of Appeal for the Third Circuit, State of...

4 Dec 2017

Beaux Jones to Speak at Environmental Law Seminar

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer environmental attorney Beaux Jones will speak at the Louisiana State Bar Association Environmental Law Section Annual...


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