Marco S. Poretti: Lawyer with Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP

Marco S. Poretti


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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Aboriginal
  • Administrative
  • Municipal
  • Construction
  • Wills
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
University University of Alberta, B.Comm., 1983
Law SchoolUniversity of Alberta, LL.B., 1987
Admitted1988, Alberta

Associations & Memberships

•Edmonton Bar Association
•Canadian Bar Association
•Aboriginal Law Subsection, Canadian Bar Association
•Civil Litigation Subsection, Canadian Bar Association

Community Involvement

•Coach, Soccer (1998 - Present)
•Coach, Hockey (1998 - 2006)


Marco's practice is focused on litigation and aboriginal law, with an emphasis on commercial litigation, contract disputes, construction litigation, shareholder disputes, commercial insurance disputes, professional errors and omissions claims, and municipal property assessment complaints. He has a broad range of experience before courts, tribunals and arbitrators, and has appeared before all levels of Alberta courts, federal courts and the Supreme Court of Canada. Marco is also a certified mediator.

Over the course of his career, Marco has acted on complex and lengthy Alberta trials dealing with, among other matters, construction defects and aboriginal treaty rights. He has also defended a number of class action lawsuits involving professional liability claims and allegations of breach of trust and fiduciary duties.

Awards & Achievements

•Best Lawyers' 2016 Aboriginal Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Edmonton
•Best Lawyers in Canada, Aboriginal Law (2015, 2013, 2010, 2009)
•Certificate in Interpersonal Conflict Resolution Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society
•Certificate in Interest-Based Negotiation Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society
•Dr. Alexander Smith, Q.C. Prize in the Subject of Contract (1984 - 1985)
•Harry A. Friedman Memorial Bursary (1984 - 1985)

Community Involvement
•Coach, Soccer (1998 - Present)
•Coach, Hockey (1998 - 2006)

Hobbies & Interests
•Soccer (watching, coaching and playing)


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Marco S. Poretti

10180 - 101 Street
EdmontonAB T5J 3W8


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