Areas of Practice
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, 2009; Council on State Taxation (COST) Graduate Fellow in State and Local Taxation, 2008–2009
  • The University of Alabama Manderson Graduate School of Business, M.B.A., 2008
  • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2002
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1999
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2002
  • Georgia, 2003
  • Louisiana, 2009
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
Matthew Mantle
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8418 tel
504.589.8418 fax

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Matthew Mantle is a partner in the firm’s Tax & Estates Practice Group and practices with the State & Local Tax Team out of the firm's New Orleans office.

Matt concentrates primarily on state and local tax matters in Louisiana, Alabama, and on a multistate basis, representing firm clients throughout the Gulf South in all areas of state and local tax. His practice includes tax and business planning, audits, administrative appeals, judicial appeals, identification and utilization of tax incentives, governmental relations, and tax legislation. He has also represented firm clients on various unclaimed property matters. Matt was recently recognized in "Chambers USA–America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Corporate/M&A: Tax.

Matt is a former Graduate Fellow in State and Local Taxation for the Council on State Taxation (COST), where he worked on matters involving state and local tax litigation at the U.S. Supreme Court, state supreme court, and state appellate court levels. He has presented and written on a variety of state and local tax topics, including aspects of taxability, tax procedure, tax legislation, and tax research. He is also a founder and editor of Cooking with SALT, a legal blog committed to providing timely insights on state and local tax developments affecting clients in taxing jurisdictions throughout the Gulf South. Matt was awarded the 2012 Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT) national Sales Tax Article of the Year Award for an article he co-authored entitled A Sale Alone is Not Enough: Cynthia Bridges, Secretary, Department of Revenue, State of Louisiana v. Production Operators, Inc., 2010-0905 (La. App. 4 Cir. 12/8/10)

Matt received his LL.M. in Taxation from the Georgetown University Law Center, his M.B.A. from the University of Alabama Graduate School of Business, his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, and his B.A. in Psychology and Fine Arts from Vanderbilt University. He has also obtained Bar admissions in Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.


  • Recognized in "Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Corporate/M&A: Tax as an "Associate to Watch" (2015–2016)






  • "A Sale Alone is Not Enough"
    Institute for Professionals in Taxation Tax Report, February 23, 2011


  • American Bar Association (Member, Section of Taxation)
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia