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Curtis is a partner at Carbert Waite LLP, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and Co-Chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice. Curtis has extensive experience in a wide variety of commercial litigation and arbitration matters, including international arbitration and litigation, defamation, and estate litigation. His clients include multinational corporations, energy companies, construction companies, family-run businesses, and individuals. He also acts for US and foreign law firms as local counsel. 

Curtis has both domestic and international experience with commercial and civil arbitrations and mediations. Curtis acted in a complex multi-parti international arbitration involving commodity prices. He represented a construction client in a domestic arbitration concerning construction deficiencies. He recently acted in a high-value mediation related to the disposition of significant Alberta ranch lands pursuant to an estate.

In his commercial litigation practice, Curtis acts for local and international companies as well as individuals in a wide variety of disputes including contracts, construction projects and environmental remediation. He is the co-chair of the commercial litigation practice group. 

Curtis is experienced in estate litigation and has acted in matters concerning capacity, the disposition of business assets, and payment of personal representative’s expenses.

Curtis has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta and before the Environmental Appeals Board.


  • LL.M. (Cand.), Queen Mary University of London
  • Juris Doctor, University of Calgary, 2007
  • Master of Arts (International Affairs), Carleton University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), University of British Columbia

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta, 2008

Curtis Marble Contribution to IR Global

January 13, 2023

Carbert Waite LLP Partner, Curtis Marble, recently contributed to IR Global. In the article titled "Where you sit affects the view: how to choose the seat of arbitration," Curtis discusses the importance of selecting the right "place" (or legal territory) of arbitration and why Alberta should be on the list when…

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Frustration, Force Majeure and Contracts During the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 21, 2021

This post will describe two mechanisms to relieve parties of their contractual obligations due to COVID-19: force majeure clauses and the frustration doctrine.

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Pitfalls Around Enforcing Your Foreign Judgment in Alberta

March 25, 2020

Author: Curtis Marble The media has recently reported that corporate insolvencies in 2019 were up 10 percent, and personal insolvencies are up 15%. With this downturn in Alberta, American and other international businesses need to be prepared to rapidly move to enforce judgments against Alberta judgment debtors.  There are a…

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