Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC

Matthew A. Treuting

Matthew Treuting Attorney

Biography

Matthew Treuting has practiced at Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer since 2006. He primarily practices in the areas of taxation, business law and estate planning. Matthew has assisted individuals and entities, including for-profit and non-profit entities, with the following items: Louisiana Sales & Use Tax (planning, audit representation & litigation), Federal Income, Estate & Gift Tax (planning, audit representation & litigation), Ad Valorem/Property Tax (assessment & litigation), Tax Credits (acquisition & transfer), Entity Incorporation/Organization (corporations, non-profit corporations, B-corporations, L3Cs, LLCs and partnerships), Trusts (formation, administration & dissolution), Mergers & Acquisitions, Non-Competition & Employment Agreements (formation & enforcement), Agreements Amongst Owners (buy/sell agreements, shareholder agreements & operating agreements), Estate Planning, and Probate & Succession. Super Lawyers recently recognized Matthew as a 2014 Louisiana Rising Star in tax law. In 2015, New Orleans Magazine recognized him as one of their “Top Lawyers of New Orleans” for his work in Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Tax Law.

Matthew is a Certified Internal Auditor, a board certified tax law specialist and estate planning & administration specialist, as certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, and a member of the New Orleans Estate Planning Council. He served on the 2009-2010 Meritas Leadership Institute Class and currently serves as the firm’s liaison for the Meritas Young Lawyer Liaison Program. Matthew was the 2014 President of the Young Leadership Council (YLC), which is a non-profit, non-partisan civic organization created to develop leadership through community projects, and has served on the Board of Directors since 2009.

Matthew is a native New Orleanian and graduate of Archbishop Rummel High School. Matthew attended Louisiana State University where he received a B.A. in Accounting, with a concentration in internal auditing. Upon graduating in 2003, he attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center where he graduated in 2006 with a Juris Doctor.

Presentations

BHBM 34th Annual CPA Seminar – Metairie: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (November 8, 2017)

BHBM 34th Annual CPA Seminar – Covington: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (October 18, 2017)

BHBM Estate Planning Seminar for Life Underwriters: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (May 10, 2017)

Landing Zone/VetLaunch Cohort Meeting: “Taxing Topics: Do’s and Don’ts for Startups” (February 7, 2017)

BHBM 33rd Annual CPA Seminar – Metairie: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (November 16, 2016)

BHBM 33rd Annual CPA Seminar – Covington: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (October 19, 2016)

BHBM 33rd Annual Estate Planning Seminar for Life Underwriters: “Federal & State Tax Law Updates” (May 18, 2016)

BHBM 32nd Annual CPA Seminar – New Orleans: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (November 17, 2015)

BHBM 32nd Annual CPA Seminar – Covington: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (October 28, 2015)

BHBM Seminar for Trustees: “Recent Legislative Updates” (July 16, 2015)

BHBM 32nd Annual Life Insurance Seminar: “Federal & State Tax Law Updates” (May 14, 2015)

BHBM 31st Annual CPA Seminar – New Orleans: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (November 11, 2014)

BHBM 31st Annual CPA Seminar – Covington: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax Updates” (October 28, 2014)

BHBM Seminar for Trustees: “2014 Legislative Updates” (June 25, 2014)

BHBM 30th Annual CPA Seminar – New Orleans: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax” (November 6, 2013)

BHBM 30th Annual CPA Seminar – Covington: “Current Events: State and Federal Income Tax, Gift and Estate Tax” (October 23, 2013)

BHBM 30th Annual Seminar for Life Underwriters: Panel Discussion on Trust Mergers, Decanting and More (May 15, 2013)

BHBM 29th Annual CPA Seminar – New Orleans: Current Events – Income Tax; Estate, Gift and Generation Skipping Tax; Louisiana Law Updates (November 7, 2012)

BHBM 29th Annual CPA Seminar – Covington: Current Events – Income Tax; Estate, Gift and Generation Skipping Tax; Louisiana Law Updates (October 17, 2012)

BHBM 29th Annual Life Insurance Seminar: Current Events – Estate, Gift & GST Taxes; Valuation, Asset Protection & Bankruptcy; Income Tax (May 15, 2012)

FPA of Greater New Orleans – 2012 Education Day; “Impact of Interest Rates on Estate Planning” (May 4, 2012)

BHBM 28th Annual CPA Seminar: Current Events – Estate, Gift & GST Taxes; Valuation, Asset Protection & Bankruptcy; Income Tax; Louisiana Law Updates (October 19, 2011 – Covington & November 16, 2011 – New Orleans)

BHBM Annual Life Insurance Seminar (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

BHBM Annual CPA Seminar (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)

In the Community

Young Leadership Council
· Project Leader – Wednesday at the Square (2014-2016)
· President (2014)
· President-Elect (2013)
· Board of Directors (2009-2015)
· Vice President of Development (2011)
· Secretary/General Counsel (2009, 2013)

Archbishop Rummel High School
· Alumni Association Vice President (2015-2016)
· Alumni Association Secretary (2013-2014)

Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans
· Professional Advisors Council

New Orleans Estate Planning Council

Meritas Leadership Institute – Class of 2009-2010

Contact Information

Matthew A. Treuting

504.569.2900
504.569.2099
treuting@bhbmlaw.com
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Legal Assistant: Patricia Peterson
504.585.7928
ppeterson@bhbmlaw.com

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

Louisiana (all courts)

U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Tax Court

Education

Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2006
· William E. Meyers Scholarship

Louisiana State University, B.A., 2003
· LSU Athletic Scholarship

Certifications

Board Certified Estate Planning & Administration Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization

Board Certified Tax Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization

Awards



Meritas

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