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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Top Ten Estate Planning Mistakes To Avoid

October 6, 2020

Estate Planning can be complex, but its core purpose is simple: to transfer assets in a tax efficient manner that addresses family needs and goals. The following are some of the most common estate planning mistakes that people make. Familiarizing…

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COVID-19 and Tax Planning Strategies to Consider Now

April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Client alert Never before has a serious health-related event produced such a negative impact on worldwide economies. Both private and publicly held companies have seen huge decreases in value. The silver lining is that these conditions create tax planning…

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13 Jan 2021

Construction Law Update – January 2021

The Construction Law Update is published by Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, LLC for the benefit of its clients and others having an...

5 Jan 2021

Maritime Update: Sieraki Seamen Still Exist

Legal Background: In the U.S. Supreme Court case of “Seas Shipping Co. v. Sieraki” decided in 1946, they determined the...

4 Jan 2021

Looking Ahead to a New Year | 2021

We made it! 2020 is officially in the rear view mirror and a new beginning lies ahead. No one knows...

4 Jan 2021

Maritime Update: Contributory Negligence/Comparative Fault in Seaman’s Cases

In the case of Knight v Kirby Offshore decided by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on December 17, 2020...

22 Dec 2020

BHBM Tax Law Alert | COVID Relief Bill Receives Congressional Approval

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

17 Dec 2020

Maritime Update: California Court Rules Their State Laws Apply for Crew Wage Claims in that State

On December 7, 2020, in the case of Gulf Offshore Logistics v Superior Court of Ventura County, a California state...


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