Marbet Lewis

Marbet Lewis

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Administrative Law Attorney in Coral Gables, FL

Spiritus Law
 | 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Suite 1080
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-471-6559
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Administrative Law (40%),
  • Land Use/Zoning (40%),
  • Lobbying (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Marbet concentrates her practice on the laws governing alcohol industry licensing, trade practices and other regulated products. Her experience includes liquor licensing, alcohol beverage regulation compliance analysis, trade practice analysis, administrative litigation, zoning and land use review and approval processes, state and local government regulatory compliance which includes drafting municipal Code ordinances and amendments as well as assisting with redistricting and development of entertainment overlay districts.  Additionally, she is experienced in assisting clients with land use and zoning permitting processes including obtaining Business Tax Receipts, Building Permitting, Certificates of Use and Occupancy and other related operational permits as well as representation of various entertainment, hospitality and alcohol industry clients in zoning approval process including representation before zoning Boards for approval of variances, special exceptions and use non-conformity issues as well as representation for zoning appeals cases.  Marbet works with domestic and foreign alcohol suppliers, wholesalers, manufacturers and a broad range of retailers, including nightclubs, bars, movie theater companies, hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and national pharmacy chains.   Throughout her years of practice, she has lectured at various venues including participation in the following presentations (1) "Party On! How to Keep Your Party Profitable, Safe and Legal, " Nightclub & Bar Beverage Retailer, October 9-11, 2006; and (2) "Be in Control! Don't Let Your Alcohol Retail Business Control You," Atlantic City Nightclub & Bar Convention, October 2008.  Marbet was also previously a teaching assistant for Alcohol Beverage and the Law at St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, FL.

About Marbet Lewis

Admitted: 2004, Florida

Honors/Awards:

  • DBR's On the Rise Award Winner, 2017, Daily Business Review

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Cuban American Bar Association; Florida Association of Women Lawyers; First Amendment Lawyers Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Selected as Brand Ambassador for Women of the Vine & Spirits, https://www.womenofthevine.com/team/brand-ambassadors, 2018

Industry Groups

  • Alcohol Industry
  • Gaming
  • Hospitality
  • Nightclub & Bar
  • Tobacco Industry
Office Location for Marbet Lewis

2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd
Suite 1080
Coral Gables, FL 33134

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Last Updated: 12/17/2018

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