Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC

Z. Carter Figueroa


Carter Figueroa is a New Orleans native who relocated to Dallas after Hurricane Katrina. He attended the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas where he earned his bachelors of business administration in International Business. Upon graduating from UT, Carter returned to New Orleans to attend Tulane University Law School, where he graduated cum laude in 2020.

In law school, Carter was a competitor turned coach of the International Commercial Arbitration team, which focuses primarily on international contract disputes and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). He has a particular interest in international law having traveled and done business in multiple countries through his family’s foods company. Through those experiences, he has a broad understanding of the problems that businesses face entering a foreign market, as well as the issues foreign companies have entering the United States.

Carter was a summer law clerk at Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer in 2019 and now joins the firm’s transactional section as an associate, where he looks forward to putting his experience in international law to work in business transactions and M&A matters.

In his free time, Carter enjoys spending time with his bouvier Wally and watching Saints football. He speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese.

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Louisiana, 2020


Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2020, cum laude

University of Texas, B.A. Business Administration (International Business), 2017


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