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3 Jan 2018

BHBM Welcomes Valerie Fontenot to Firm

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer is pleased to announce that Valerie Fontenot has joined the firm as a litigation associate. About Valerie Valerie Fontenot joins Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer as an associate after working as an assistant attorney general for…

2 Jan 2018

Leon Rittenberg, Jr. Announces Retirement

Leon Rittenberg, Jr., a partner with the firm since 1994 and a practicing attorney of over 55 years, has announced his retirement from the practice of law effective December 31, 2017. In addition to being a leader within the firm…

2 Jan 2018

Beaux Jones to Speak at Mariners Club January Meeting

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer environmental and coastal law attorney Beaux Jones will be the luncheon speaker at the Mariners Club of the Port of New Orleans January 9th monthly meeting. Beaux will present on the topic of Coastal Land Loss &…

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 the topic of “Recent Developments in Taxation.” Following their presentation, writer Kirk Moore reported on their review of the potential…

27 Nov 2017

14 BHBM Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

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 &…

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 $5.12 per hour, provided hourly wages are paid in the amount of $2.13 and as long as tips exceed the credit….

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 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. BHBM received Tier 1 ranking in the areas of: Admiralty & Maritime Law; Business…

30 Oct 2017

Beaux Jones Now Licensed in Texas

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer is excited to announce that environmental attorney Beaux Jones is now licensed to practice in Texas. Beaux recently joined the firm after working as an assistant attorney general for the Louisiana Department of Justice, where…

26 Oct 2017

John Rouchell to Speak at Meritas Trusts & Estates Meeting

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer partner John Rouchell will speak at the inaugural Meritas U.S. Trusts & Estates Practice Group Meeting being held in New Orleans on November 2-3. John and his co-presenter will share key recent developments in federal…

6 Oct 2017

BHBM and Lee National Denim Day® 2017

You don’t fight breast cancer with a pink ribbon alone. You fight it with a TEAM. On Friday, October 6th, Team BHBM joined millions of people nationwide in kicking off breast cancer awareness month by participating in Lee National Denim…

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