Patricia L. Olasker

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Patricia L. Olasker, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7
Phone: (416) 863-5551
Fax: (416) 863-0871

Patricia is a senior partner in the Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets & Securities and Mining practices. She advises domestic and foreign acquirers, targets, hedge funds, boards of directors, special committees and investment banks in M&A, shareholder activism and corporate governance. Patricia represents issuers and underwriters in some of Canada’s most complex and innovative financing transactions. She also specializes in public market derivatives, the development of innovative structured debt and equity products, and MJDS offerings of equity/debt. She is an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School teaching advanced M&A, a former member of the advisory committee to the Senate Banking Committee, and a board member of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research, Royal Ontario Museum, and Osgoode Hall Law School Alumni Association. Patricia was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women by WXN and is recognized in Chambers Global; Chambers Canada; The Legal 500 Canada; IFLR1000; Who’s Who Legal; Best Lawyers in Canada; Expert Guides’ Women in Business LawLexpert®'s Top 25 Women Lawyers in Canada; Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada; and received a Lexpert Zenith Award. LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School; Berkeley, LLM (Abt).

Year Called to the Bar:1979 (ON)
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