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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At Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, there is no problem we see as too big or too small. The firm has built a diverse practice around various areas of law to best serve our clients needs.


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Top Ten Estate Planning Mistakes To Avoid

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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1 Dec 2021

Maritime Update: Untimely Claim Denied in a Limitation Action

A recent decision on November 5, 2021by the United States District Court in Massachusetts reinforces the strict statutory requirements of...

3 Nov 2021

Maritime Update: Longshore Act exemption and application explained in wrongful death of diver

On October 29, 2021, the federal 11th Circuit Court of Appeals (covering Alabama, Florida and Georgia) rendered its decision in...

7 Oct 2021

Maritime Update: The Fair Labor Standards Act and the Maritime Industry

The Fair Labor Standards Act and the Maritime Industry There are now three cases which deserve your attention since they...

3 Sep 2021

BHBM Tax Law Alert | Hurricane Ida Tax Extension

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

27 Aug 2021

Eight BHBM Lawyers Selected by Peers for Inclusion in 2022 Best Lawyers®

Eight lawyers from Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers...

18 Jun 2021

Construction Law Update – July 2021

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


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