MIAMI, FLORIDA – SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 Spiritus Law, an entrepreneurial regulatory and business law firm focused on the representation of highly regulated industries and transactions, and its staff proudly celebrate the profound impact Hispanic heritage has had and continues to have on the alcohol and hospitality industries. In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, the firm will showcase Latino contributions through unique social media content and a new culturally inspired logo that help share some of the diverse stories around the industries it serves.
Spiritus Law is a Hispanic-owned, first-generation Cuban-American business. Marbet Lewis, Founding Attorney and Team Manager of Spiritus Law, and Dominic “Nico” A. Romano, Attorney Team Leader of Spiritus Law’s Real Estate Group, are current and active members of the Cuban American Bar Association (CABA). Marbet and Nico support CABA’s mission to promote equality and increase diversity in the judiciary and legal community.
“Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to not only celebrate what Hispanic Americans have achieved, but also honoring how much they have influenced America through their contributions in food, drinks, art, and more. ” Said Marbet Lewis, first-generation Cuban-American Founding Attorney and Team Manager of Spiritus Law. “I am very proud of my Hispanic decent. We proudly celebrate and honor our heritage this month and every month.”
“The Hispanic culture has given so much to the alcohol and hospitality industry,” Says Dominic “Nico” A. Romano, a Cuban-American attorney serving as Spiritus Law’s Real Estate Group Team Leader. “I am honored to work at a Hispanic-owned and operated law firm that embraces our descent and shares the stories of our ancestors and those of Hispanic origin.”
Hispanic Heritage Month takes place from September 15th through October 15th. It is a nationally recognized celebration that honors contributions, diverse cultures, and extensive histories of the American Latino communities throughout the United States history. Beginning in 1968, the observance began as a week and was later extended to a month in 1988. It also celebrates the independence days of several Latin American countries including: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua on September 15th, Mexico on September 16th, and Chile on September 18th. They also include holidays that recognize Hispanic contributions such as Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship Day that is celebrated in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
“This month we are honoring and celebrating the Hispanic community by sharing stories of food, drinks, and entertainment practices they contributed to the American hospitality industry.” Said Robert Lewis, Founding Attorney and Team Manger of Spiritus Law. “Our hope is that our celebration serves as an educational outlet to others and encourages people of Hispanic descent to bring forward more creative and exciting concepts all while paying tribute to those who contributed.”