Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC

About BHBM

A Century of Tradition. An Eye for Innovation. A History of Success.

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer is a full-service law firm that prides itself on personal service for each of its clients. Since 1914, the firm has successfully met its clients’ changing needs as part of its commitment to providing quality legal services in a timely, cost-efficient manner. Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer finds creative solutions for the legal problems that affect our clients, whether our attorneys are developing preventive strategies or responding to critical demands.

Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer was formed by the merger of Baldwin Haspel (formed in 1914) and Burke & Mayer (formed in 1971). Baldwin Haspel specialized in legal transactions and established itself as a leader in business, personal finance and tax law. Burke & Mayer started as a maritime firm and evolved into an organization providing diverse services to maritime and energy related industries, with an emphasis on litigation. Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer was officially formed in July 2007, when the two firms recognized an opportunity to better serve their existing clients by combining their respective strengths.

Today the firm is active in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy, business & commercial litigation, commercial & equipment finance, commercial real estateconstruction, elder lawemploymentenvironmentalestate planning & successions, general business, general casualtyinsurance defense & coverage, intellectual property, maritimemergers & acquisitions, professional liability, startups and taxation.

To further enhance the level of service it provides, the firm is a member of MeritasTM, one of the world’s largest alliances of pre-qualified independent law firms. For direct access to locally-based legal expertise worldwide, please visit the Meritas website.


Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer’s mission is to be a client-focused organization, recognized for providing the highest level of legal services, resulting in long-term relationships.

The cornerstones of our firm’s existence are:


At Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, our greatest asset is the brilliant group of individuals we get to call our employees, over 50% of whom have been employed with the firm for over 15-years. We are proud of that, as we feel it is a reflection of the welcoming and inclusive work environment we have built and continue to promote day-in and day-out.

One of the cornerstones of our firm’s existence, as outlined in our mission statement, is “firm culture.” Right up there with providing the highest quality legal services to our clients is our firm’s commitment to our employees, “to cultivate an environment where all enjoy working and feel appreciated, respected and understood.” This is our promise to our employees, both current and prospective, regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion or spiritual practices, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, family status or veteran status.

We understand the value that comes along with having diversity of backgrounds, diversity of perspectives, and diversity of work and life experiences in the workplace. That’s why we are dedicated to making diversity a continued focus for our firm’s growth and advancement as we forge ahead to 200 years of service.

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