Patricia Virc is a litigation lawyer with a Master's degree in securities law and formal accreditation as a corporate director. Ms. Virc practises with the civil litigation group at Steinberg Title Hope & Israel LLP in Toronto with a focus on corporate governance, investor disputes, fiduciary duties, oppression and other shareholder remedies, negligence, misrepresentation, defamation, contracts and estates litigation.
Ms. Virc was called to the Ontario Bar in 1991 after receiving her Doctor of Law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1989. She earned her Master of Laws with a securities law specialty in 2001, and graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. in Economics in 1986. She received her C. Dir, Corporate Governance in 2009 from McMaster University.
Acting for investors, corporate executives and public and private companies, Ms. Virc has argued some of the leading cases on corporate law and governance in Canada and has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario and in the Supreme Court of Canada.
Ms. Virc has a particular interest in legal technology and innovation.