Gloria M. Ring advises clients on all aspects of mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions, particularly involving emerging, high-growth industries.

Ms. Ring leverages her business-focused mindset and a sophisticated understanding of the markets to help strategic buyers and sellers, private equity firms, and their portfolio companies navigate:

  • Acquisitions (including cross-border and add-on acquisitions), dispositions, recapitalizations, joint ventures, and auction processes
  • Minority investments and financings
  • Reorganizations, asset and business division carve-outs, and corporate restructurings

She draws on experience as an in-house lawyer at a public asset management company to bring a well-rounded perspective to each transaction and is able to distill complex deal terms for clients, allowing them to achieve their business goals.

A recognized leader at the firm, Ms. Ring serves on the Recruiting Committee, for which she regularly speaks at diversity recruiting events. She has also served on the Pro Bono Committee, in addition to spearheading the Asian and Middle Eastern Lawyers Group in Boston. Ms. Ring is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts and the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts.

Ms. Ring maintains an active pro bono practice, focused on election protection work with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and immigration representations through Project Citizenship.

Ms. Ring’s recent experience includes representing:

Strategic Buyers and Sellers

  • Desktop Metal in its US$575 million acquisition of ExOne, a provider of 3D printing machines
  • TetraGenetics, a biotechnology company with a proprietary platform for generating recombinant human ion channels and other transmembrane proteins, in its sale to AbCellera, a technology company with a centralized operating system for next-generation antibody discovery

Private Equity

  • KKR in:
    • Enterprise digital accessibility solutions provider Level Access’ acquisition of eSSENTIAL Accessibility
    • Acquiring a minority stake in o9 Solutions, a provider of cloud-based software that uses artificial intelligence for business and operational planning
  • MSA Security, a provider of comprehensive threat protection solutions, in its acquisition by Allied Universal from GreyLion, a middle-market private equity firm
  • Palladin Consumer Retail Partners and Splash Car Wash on acquiring 23 car washes from Classy Chassy Washes, Clifton Land Company, and Buckman's Car Wash

Bar Qualification

  • Massachusetts


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2013
  • BA, University of Massachusetts, 2008
    cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English