Marco S. Poretti

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

Biography

Experience

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

•Recognized as a “Leading Practitioner” in the practice area of Aboriginal Law by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory for 2017
•Best Lawyers in Canada, Aboriginal Law (2008 - 2018)
•Best Lawyers’ 2016 Aboriginal Law “Lawyer of the Year” for Edmonton
•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

•Golf
•Soccer (watching, coaching and playing)

of:

- Aboriginal Law Subsection, Canadian Bar Association

- Civil Litigation Subsection, Canadian Bar Association

Awards and Achievements

- Certificate in Interpersonal Conflict Resolution Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society

- Certificate in Interest-Based Negotiation Alberta Arbitration and Mediation Society

- 2013 The Best Lawyers in Canada, Aboriginal Law

- 2010 The Best Lawyers in Canada, Aboriginal Law

- 2009 The Best Lawyers in Canada, Aboriginal Law

- Dr. Alexander Smith, Q.C. Prize in the Subject of Contract (1984 - 1985)

- Harry A. Friedman Memorial Bursary (1984 - 1985)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Litigation
  • Aboriginal
  • Administrative
  • Municipal
  • Construction
  • Wills
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
780.497.3325  Phone
780.429.3044  Fax
www.rmrf.com
University Attended:
University of Alberta, B.Comm., 1983
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, LL.B., 1987
Year of First admission:
1988
Admission:
1988, Alberta
Memberships:

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)

ISLN:
904360217

Peer Reviews

  • 4.3/5.0 (1 review)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.2/5.0
  • Communication

    4.2/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0

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