Spiritus Law Celebrates its Second Anniversary as an Alcohol Firm in the Florida Legal Market

Local law firm founded by Powerhouse Alcohol Duo has been helping clients achieve their Business goals since the fall of 2017.

FLORIDA – November 19, 2019 – The alcohol attorneys at Spiritus Law in Miami, Florida, are celebrating the firm’s second anniversary this fall. Two years ago, Robert and Marbet Lewis decided that after more than a decade of leading alcohol practice groups, that they would start their own firm. The powerhouse couple established a boutique law firm with a specialized regulatory practice focused on laws governing alcohol industry members at all three tiers, the cannabis industry, and other regulated industries. Spiritus Law is one of the few women and minority-owned law firms with a dedicated practice focused on the alcohol industry and other regulated products.

In 2018, the firm was re-branded as Spiritus Law, thereby reinforcing the firm’s unique image as a dynamic team that cares deeply for its clients, expertise in regulated industries that translates to client success and to resolve to achieve clients’ goals in creative, groundbreaking ways. 

“Large law firms often have difficulty engaging in fresh approaches to the business of Law because of strict internal procedures and a general lack of support to try something different. We are tapping into the innovative approaches of our clients and their commitment to diversity and inclusion in business and applying those values to our legal practice to add value to our services,” said Founding Partner, Marbet Lewis.

Two years ago, the Lewis’ decided to create a cutting-edge firm with their dynamic team bringing over 100 years of collective experience that offers the opportunity to do business differently. As founders of Spiritus Law, Marbet and Rob believe that traditional hierarchies and billing systems, limit lawyers’ abilities to creatively, collaboratively, and efficiently solve their clients’ problems. They are confident that Spiritus Law’s creative approach to legal practice will lead to happier clients and happier work environments.

“Two years into our mission, we are grateful to our wonderful team that shares a singular vision and focus – to provide high-quality and unsurpassed service to our clients,” says Robert Lewis.

Marbet Lewis adds, “We also thank our clients for being loyal and believing in us. Over the past two years, we have been able to represent many wonderful people in the growing alcohol and cannabis industries.”


About Spiritus Law: 

“Spiritus” means life in Latin. The uncommon firm name personifies the firm’s principles that there is value in learning from traditional law practices, and life is about evolving, adapting, and improving upon those practices. The firm’s name also captures its belief that the collective wisdom of Spiritus Law’s diverse team provides extraordinary value to clients and motivates team-work.

Spiritus Law is a business law firm focusing on specific, highly complex areas of Law that require dedicated effort and long-term practical experience. The firm focuses primarily on food and alcohol licensing and regulatory laws, business compliance guidance, and business law and litigation. Spiritus also combines a unique blend of professionals, including attorneys, government consultants, licensing assistants, and paralegals, for the dedicated representation of alcohol industry clients across all three tiers of the industry with a focus on supplier and retailer representation. Spiritus strives to be at the forefront of emerging industry trends and the refashioning of traditional concepts for Fortune 500 companies and individual entrepreneurs. Spiritus professionals have helped shape alcoholic beverage regulations for over 45 years at the federal and state level. Through its commitment to diversity and community outreach, Spiritus Law is able to bring its diverse experience to a vast array of clients and legal matters.

Core Practice Areas:

Primary areas of practice include food and alcohol law, regulated industries, business, and regulatory compliance services, business transactions, and business law and litigation. The Alcohol Industry Group focuses on providing complete food and alcohol licensing and regulatory services in the development of licensing structures and business operational guidelines for the manufacturing, importation, purchase, and retail sale and service of alcoholic beverages. The firm’s alcohol industry services are comprehensive with attention to all aspects of business permitting and compliant operations for foreign and domestic manufacturers, importers and retailers including package stores, large box retailers, online retailers, restaurants, movie theaters with alcohol service, hotels, and lodging establishments, arenas and stadiums.

Cross-Border Work:

Spiritus Law’s well-established alcohol industry group works with clients and industry members domestically and abroad, with active clients in Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands. Spiritus assists with alcohol industry import/export matters, licensing, distribution, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and coordination of new product approvals and branding.

Learn more about Spiritus Law at spirituslaw.com.


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