Founding Partner Marbet Lewis Participates in St. Thomas University School of Law's Annual Dean's Honors Ceremony

February 9, 2021

FLORIDA – February 9, 2021 – Marbet Lewis, Founding Partner and CEO of Spiritus Law, was invited to participate in St. Thomas University School of Law's annual Dean's Honors Ceremony. The aim of the Dean’s Honors Ceremony is to congratulate the top 30% of its 1L class, inform them of merit scholarships that are available by virtue of their class standing, and to demonstrate the success of its alumni. Marbet's attendance, due to her success in her legal career and continued dedication to STU Law as an alumna, helped emphasize the importance of students' legal education at STU Law and ability to obtain merit scholarships. 

“As an alumna of STU Law, I’m honored to participate in this event and share my experience with its law students. Insight from working attorneys was beneficial to me when I was a young student and am appreciative of the opportunity to return the favor,”  says Lewis.

Marbet Lewis has focused her practice on the laws governing the alcohol industry and the manufacture, importation, and sale of alcohol beverage products since 2004. She represents clients in all aspects of alcohol and business licensing, alcohol licensee mergers and acquisitions, negotiation of asset purchase agreements and required alcohol use provisions, license transfers and licensing due diligence, trade practices, alcohol product advertising and review of marketing agreements, importation agreements, label approvals, and regulatory compliance guidance. Her experience also includes enforcement action defense and administrative litigation, zoning and land use due diligence and approval processes, and 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.

Founded in 1984, St. Thomas University College Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. It is part of a Catholic University and a law school where values matter. St. Thomas Law trains and graduates lawyers capable of applying legal principles to address and solve problems of an increasingly complex and changing society. The rigorous academic program of the College of Law emphasizes lifelong learning and scholarship in a personalized, caring environment. To this end, we remain committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and community service.


About Spiritus Law:

Spiritus Law is an entrepreneurial regulatory and business law firm focused on the representation of highly regulated industries by offering legal services in the areas of alcohol and tobacco law, federal, state and local regulatory and business licensing, hospitality law and licensing, commercial and residential real estate development, land use and zoning, real estate transactions, government relations, banking and lending, general commercial retail including the retail sale of regulated products and public/private partnership transactions. The Firm is founded on traditional principles of client counseling and teamwork with a cutting-edge twist on regulatory innovation and modern problem-solving. Spiritus Law combines a unique blend of professionals, including attorneys, government consultants, licensing assistants and paralegals to assist its diverse clients. Our modern approach to transparent client representation and employee engagement defines our collaborative spirit and progressive energy.

Core Services:

Primary service areas include: Alcohol Licensing & Regulatory Compliance, Retail & Hospitality Licensing & Permitting, Real Estate Transactions & Commercial Development, Firearms & Security Compliance, Public/Private Infrastructure &Development, Tobacco Product Regulatory Compliance, and Business Transactions & Financial Services. Our firm services an array of highly regulated industries, including alcohol producers, sports teams, hotels, restaurants, theme parks, movie theaters, grocery stores, liquor stores, bars, residential and commercial real estate developers, state agencies, municipal governments, investment firms and individual investors, lending institutions, security service providers, firearms suppliers and more.