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9 Oct 2017

Article: Environmental Whistleblower Statute

Published in Louisiana Bar Journal Vol. 65, No. 3. The Louisiana Environmental Whistleblower Statute, La. R.S. 30:2027, provides protection from retribution (via treble damages) for employees acting in good faith who disclose or threaten to disclose a violation of any…


25 Jul 2017

Article: For Payroll Purposes, is Your Seaman Really a Seaman?

Published in Marine News magazine’s July 2017 issue. For operational purposes, it is critical to know what type of employees you have on your vessel. Failure to do so could be expensive. As vessel operators, we pay close attention the…


2 Jun 2017

Article: Sales of Real Estate by La. Corporations Without Boards of Directors

By: Brian Johnson Imagine an energetic group of young Louisiana philanthropists with a great idea for a charity. They form a Louisiana non-profit corporation, elect themselves as the initial Board of Directors and appoint themselves as its officers. They make…


7 Nov 2016

Article: Planning for Senior Clients – CPA Elder Care Services

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer attorney Joel Mendler recently had an article published in the Louisiana CPA Lagniappe magazine. View the article, “Planning for Senior Clients: CPA Elder Care Services”, by clicking here.


18 Dec 2015

Journal of State Taxation Article

The Journal of State Taxation recently published an article written by Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer partner Leon Rittenberg III. The article titled, “Summary of Louisiana’s Latest Tax Measures,” is featured in the Journal’s Winter 2015 issue. Click here to read the…


17 Mar 2015

Outside the Schoolhouse Gate: The Limits of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District

Click here to read this article, which was published in The Communications Lawyer September 2014 issue (Vol. 30 No. 4). 


24 Sep 2014

Contrasting Professional Conduct Rule 4.2 with the First Amendment Right to Petition

Download a PDF copy of this featured article here.                                                              …


5 Aug 2014

Employee Password Protection

A new law affecting Louisiana employers went into effect August 1, 2014. It is known as the “Personal Online Account Privacy Protection Act” and is designed to prevent employers from forcing disclosure of passwords and other access information to personal…


21 Oct 2013

Use of Criminal Background Checks

The EEOC is focusing on the use of arrest and conviction records in employment decisions.  According to the EEOC’s Enforcement Guidance, an employer’s use of an individual’s criminal history in making employment decisions may violate Title VII. Distinctions are made…


8 Oct 2013

Preference Actions in Bankruptcy

If you received payments from a now bankrupt entity during the preference period you may be subject to a Preference Action seeking recovery of all payments during that period, most commonly 90 days prior to the date the bankruptcy was…


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