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Marco S.
Poretti

Partner

TEL (780) 497-3325
EMAIL

Education

University of Alberta, B.Comm.
University of Alberta, LL.B.

Bar Admissions

Alberta, 1988

Marco is a strategic and accomplished litigator with over 30 years of experience.

Marco’s practice is focused on litigation and aboriginal law, with an emphasis on commercial litigation, contract disputes, construction litigation, estate 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.

Marco enjoys playing golf and when he’s not playing soccer he is either coaching it or watching it!

Education

University of Alberta, B.Comm.
University of Alberta, LL.B.

Bar Admission

Alberta, 1988

Awards


Recognized as a Leading Practitioner in the practice area of Aboriginal Law by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2017, 2018, 2021)


Best Lawyers Aboriginal Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Edmonton (2016)


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)