Marbet Lewis
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Marbet 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 in Florida including 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. She works with domestic and foreign suppliers, wholesalers and a broad range of retailers, including nightclubs, bars, movie theater operators, hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, bars, nightclubs, and pharmacy chains.

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Natural disasters have impact on a local, regional, and often national level. Some impacts may be international in scope. The alcohol industry is often susceptible to impacts on all of these levels with a major natural disaster such as the hurricanes we’ve seen so far this year. We’ve seen what

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The craft movement has sparked innovation across a variety of products in the food and beverage industry with each segment benefitting from the success of its predecessors. Toward the end of 2016 and into 2017, the craft spirits industry has continued gaining momentum similar to that seen in the wine

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