Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC

Matthew P. Miller

Matt Miller Attorney

Biography

Matt Miller is a native New Orleanian who clerked at Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer while earning his law degree with a Certificate in Taxation from Loyola University New Orleans’ College of Law. He joined the firm as an attorney in the summer of 2009, upon completing his LL.M. in Taxation at New York University. Prior to becoming an attorney, Matt worked in the tax department of a local accounting firm.

Matt’s law practice involves representation in the areas of taxation, mergers & acquisitions and estate planning. Matt advises clients on all aspects of federal and state taxation. He also represents businesses and business owners in a variety of acquisitions and dispositions, including sales to private equity funds. In addition, Matt represents a number of startup companies and assists them throughout their entire life cycle. Matt is a board certified tax law specialist, as certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, who has been recognized by Super Lawyers for his work in tax law since 2014. He is a frequent speaker on tax and merger and acquisition topics throughout Louisiana.

Matt currently serves as the vice president of membership for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and is heavily involved with the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, currently serving as a Young Professional Steering Committee Member for the organization. Outside of the business arena, Matt enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his wife and their two kids.

Presentations

BHBM Seminar for Trustees: “Recent Developments” (July 18, 2019)

BHBM 36th Annual CPA Seminar – Lafayette: “CPAs Role in Merger & Acquisition Transactions” (June 13, 2019)

Society of Financial Service Professionals New Orleans Chapter Installation Luncheon & CE Program: “Advisory Practice Succession Planning – Protecting Your Financial Advisory Practice for Your Family at Retirement or Unexpected Death” (June 5, 2019)

BHBM 36th Annual Estate Planning Seminar for Life Underwriters: “Estate Planning Case Study & Panel Discussion” (May 15, 2019)

BHBM Opportunity Zone Program: “Introduction and Overview of Opportunity Zone Legislation and Regulations” (May 14, 2019)

Society of Financial Service Professionals New Orleans Chapter Sections Day Seminar: “Estate Planning in Louisiana” (March 19, 2019)

Association of Corporate Counsel CLE: “Buying and Selling a Business: Start to Finish” (March 14, 2019)

Annual Mardi Gras LSBA Tax Section Meeting: “Choice of Business Entity Including In-Depth Review of 199A Guidance” (February 22, 2019)

NBI Seminar: “Buying and Selling a Business: Start-to-Finish” (December 2016)

Libations and Legislation: “Louisiana and Federal Legislative Update for Entrepreneurs” (July 26, 2016)

Association of Corporate Counsel CLE: “Louisiana Business and Tax Update” (May 5, 2016)

The Landing Zone NOLA/VetLaunch Cohort Meeting: “The Internal Deal: Key Provisions in Operating Agreements” (April 5, 2016)

WorkBoat Professional Series – New Orleans: “Planning for Acquisitions and Divestitures” (December 2, 2015)

NBI Seminar” “Handling the Sale of a Business” (November 12, 2015)

Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) 4Q Membership Meeting: “Recent Changes in Louisiana Tax and Corporate Statutes” (September 30, 2015)

WorkBoat Strategic Leadership Development Program Webinar: “Tax Issues Regarding Marine Maintenance” (July 22, 2015)

BHBM 32nd Annual Life Insurance Seminar: “Estate Planning Case Study & Panel Discussion” (May 14, 2015)

WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference: “Tax Issues Regarding Marine Maintenance” (April 15, 2015)

2015 Energy Executive Summit Houma: “M&A Panel: Louisiana Energy Services M&A Market” (January 28, 2015)

WorkBoat Professional Series ­ New Orleans: “Financing Jones Act Vessel Assets” (December 4, 2014)

BHBM 31st Annual CPA Seminar ­ New Orleans: “Establishing a Louisiana LLC: Check­-the-­Box or Not?” and “Estate Planning Case Study & Panel Discussion” (November 11, 2014)

BHBM 31st Annual CPA Seminar ­ Covington: “Establishing a Louisiana LLC: Check-­the-­Box or Not?” and “Estate Planning Case Study & Panel Discussion” (October 28, 2014)

BHBM 31st Annual Seminar for Life Underwriters: Panel Discussion on Estate Planning (May 14, 2014)

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) New Orleans/Bayou Chapter Legal Edge Series: “Joint Ventures in the Construction Industry” (March 19, 2014)

BHBM 30th Annual CPA Seminar – New Orleans: “Overview of Federal Tax Procedure” (November 6, 2013)

BHBM 30th Annual CPA Seminar – Covington: “Overview of Federal Tax Procedure” (October 23, 2013)

NBI Seminar: “Helping Your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to Medium Sized Business” (September 30, 2013)

Association of Corporate Counsel CLE: “Confidentiality Agreements and Non-Solicitation Agreements for Co-Employees” (September 27, 2013)

BHBM 30th Annual Seminar for Life Underwriters: 2013 Tax Law Update (May 15, 2013)

Association of Corporate Counsel CLE: “Protect Your Company with Non-competes and Get WILD (warranty, indemnity, limitation of liability, and damages)” (June 13, 2013)

2013 New Orleans Entrepreneur Week: “Startup Exit Strategies: Why, When and How to Sell Your Startup” (March 20, 2013)

NBI Seminar: “LLC Workshop: Choose, Draft & Maintain” (December 19, 2012)

Society of Louisiana CPAs CPE: “Mergers & Acquisitions” (November 15, 2012)

BHBM 29th Annual CPA Seminar – New Orleans: Tax Considerations When Doing Business Outside of the United States (November 7, 2012)

BHBM 29th Annual CPA Seminar – Covington: Tax Considerations When Doing Business Outside of the United States (October 17, 2012)

BHBM 29th Annual Seminar for Life Underwriters (May 15, 2012)

BHBM 28th Annual CPA Seminar (October 19, 2011 – Covington & November 16, 2011 – New Orleans)

NBI Seminar: “Helping Your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to Medium Sized Business” (October 31, 2011)

BHBM 28th Annual Seminar for Life Underwriters (May 10, 2011)

Publications

“Summary of Louisiana’s Latest Tax Measures” Journal of State Taxation, Winter 2015

In the Community

Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
· Vice President of Membership

Jefferson Parish Chamber of Commerce
· Young Professional Steering Committee Member

New Orleans Estate Planning Council (NOEPC)

Idea Village
· Volunteer

Contact Information

Matthew P. Miller

504.585.7872
504.293.5603
miller@bhbmlaw.com
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Legal Assistant: Tracey Roper
504.585.7563
troper@bhbmlaw.com

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

New York, 2009

Louisiana, 2009

Education

New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2009

Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2008
· Tax Certificate

University of New Orleans, Master’s of Accounting with Concentration in Taxation, 2004

Loyola University New Orleans, Bachelor’s of Accountancy, 2003

Certifications

Board Certified Tax Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization



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