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Lisa Capote

Federal regulation Attorney at Miami, FL

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2005
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Lisa

Learn Lisa’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Federal regulation
    FDA compliance for companies who are regulated by the FDA, such as medical devices, cosmetics, dietary supplements, food products, over the counter drugs, prescription drugs and lasers.

    19 years

  2. Contracts and agreements

    19 years

Ms. Capote is the founder and Managing Partner of Capote Law Firm. She founded the minority, woman owned law firm in 2006 with the goal to provide quality service to FDA regulated companies. Since that time her practice has grown to include other US federal agencies as well as an international trade component.

Ms. Capote focuses her practice regulatory compliance for the life sciences and food industries. She is an AV Preeminent-Rated attorney, which is the highest level of professional excellence ranking. Ms. Capote represents various clients from Fortune 500 to startup companies in international trade.

Since that time, she has represented companies in the food industry, including dietary supplements, logistics industry, pharmaceutical industry, healthcare industry, and medical device industry. Ms. Capote has been instrumental in creating and implementing compliance programs for various organizations, one which was recently inspected and received zero findings with regards to Ms. Capote's compliance program.

Ms. Capote's clients have been domestic as well as international including Spain, France, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Bolivia, South Africa, Portugal, United Kingdom, Russia, Israel, Greece, Australia, China, Japan, Taiwan, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Pakistan, and India.

Ms. Capote's practice focuses on representing clients before regulatory agencies, such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission, FDA, EPA, USDA and Customs and Border Protection including the importation and regulations of foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, drugs, medical devices, and chemicals.

She received her law degree University of Miami where she was on the executive committee for both the Hispanic Law Students Association and Phi Alpha Delta. She received her bachelor's degree from Florida State University. She is fluent in Spanish. 

Ms. Capote is actively involved in the community through her service to various organizations including, CNC, Alpha Charter of Excellence, the Florida Bar and the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Ms. Capote currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at CNC. CNC is a non-profit serving the underprivileged of South Florida through job placements for over 38,700 individuals, enrollment of over 4,980 at risk students, and built over 1,900 subsidized housing units for families.

She serves as a board member of Alpha Charter of Excellence, a local independent charter school serving the Little Havana community.

Ms. Capote serves as Regional Deputy President of Region VIII (Florida) of the Hispanic National Bar Association, a not-for-profit, national membership organization that represents the interests of the more than 100,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, and law students in the United States and its territories. 

She currently serves on the Leadership Academy Committee for the Florida Bar. The mission of the Academy is to enhance the skills of a diverse and inclusive group of lawyers selected from across the state that will enable them to become effective leaders throughout the profession. The Committee is tasked with recruitment and selection of candidates, overseeing the programming and agenda, and fundraising, to name a few.

Ms. Capote has been recognized as the Daily Business Review's Top Lawyers in 2016, in the Miami Herald as a Top Rated Lawyer in 2015, in the Legal Network as a Top Lawyer in Florida for 2018, and was awarded a fellowship to the Florida Bar's Wm. Reece Leadership Academy.

Capote Law Firm has been recognized as International Trade Law Firm of the Year in Florida for 2018 by Corporate INTL Global Awards. 


Capote Law Firm
13818 SW 152 Street
Suite 375
Miami, FL, 33177


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Posted by Hassan | November 30, 2012
Very helpful and trustworthy
Lisa have done work for me and my friends and we all have very good things to say about her and keep recommending her.


  • Hourly Rates $ 350-350 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • L. Capote, P.A.
  • 2006 - Present


  • University of Miami School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • Florida State University
  • Bachelors of Science
  • 2002

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Removal from Import Alert
  • Import Alert Removed


  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Member, Regional Deputy President (Region VIII)
  • 2011 - Present
  • CNC, a non-profit organization
  • Board member and Board Counsel
  • 2011 - Present
  • Broward Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association
  • 2005 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 2005 - Present
  • Hispanic Law Student Association
  • Chairperson
  • 2003 - 2005
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A

Speaking Engagements

  • FX Conference
  • Responding to FDA Form 483
  • 2012
  • Americas Food and Beverage Show
  • Import Alerts and FDA 483
  • 2011
  • Business Series
  • Starting a Company
  • 2010

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (2)
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Administrative law Attorney | Oct 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Lisa is one of the best attorneys I know. She is straightforward and practical with her pursuit of the best answer to client questions and very knowledgeable in her field. She takes client needs to heart and ensures that they are not only content with her work, but walk away impressed. I wholeheartedly endorse her!"
Federal regulation Attorney | Feb 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Lisa is a knowledgeable and passionate attorney who knows how to obtain great results for her clients, especially when it comes to federal regulations. Highly recommend."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Jan 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Ms. Capote is an experienced and professional attorney who is well respected in her community. I would highly recommend Ms. Capote to anyone in need of legal advice."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Feb 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Excellent lawyer with comprehensive skills in contracts, corporate work, as well as the realm of FDA and Customs transactions."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Capote is a diligent worker who goes the extra mile to research each new issue she tackles. She is personal, knowledgeable, and accessible. I endorse her whole heartedly."
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Miami Federal regulation Lawyer Lisa Capote
Lisa Capote
Federal regulation Attorney
Miami, FL
Licensed for 18 years