Formerly a Kirkland partner, Tricia Ring returned to the firm as Of Counsel to resume her trusts and estates practice in the Bay Area office. Tricia practices in the areas of wealth transfer planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable giving.

Tricia creates and implements plans that transfer wealth in a manner that is tax efficient and in line with clients’ objectives, and that assist clients with business succession planning and the management and protection of their assets. She has extensive experience utilizing sophisticated estate planning strategies and structures for these purposes. Tricia’s practice also includes advising fiduciaries with regard to the administration of complex and substantial estates and trusts. She also assists clients with the formation and ongoing administration of charitable entities.


Thought Leadership


Co-author, “Lifetime Transfers of Appreciating Assets: When Does it Pay?” Trusts & Estates Magazine (January 2017)

Co-author, “Tax Law Update,” Trusts & Estates Magazine (August 2018, December 2013, June 2009, February 2009)

Contributor, “Tax Year in Review,” Trusts & Estates Magazine (January 2010-2012, 2014)


“Carry Derivatives: Making the Most of Your Carried Interest in Your Estate Plan” (2018)

Memberships & Affiliations

Bar Association of San Francisco

Board of Directors Member, Children of Shelters


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2011California
  • 2005Illinois


  • Loyola University Chicago School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2005
  • Northwestern UniversityB.A., Political Science2002