Ric L. Thorning

Facilities & Events Manager

As Cairncross & Hempelmann’s Facilities & Events Manager, Ric oversees all office services logistics, property management, and internal company events.  Ric has over 20 years of experience in facilities management at Seattle law firms and is an important resource for our attorneys, staff, and clients.  Ric enjoys collaborating with colleagues to come up with creative solutions and is a focused and knowledgeable problem-solver.  His leadership of our Central Services team helps ensure smooth day-to-day operations.

Introduction

As Cairncross & Hempelmann’s Facilities & Events Manager, Ric oversees all office services logistics, property management, and internal company events.  Ric has over 20 years of experience in facilities management at Seattle law firms and is an important resource for our attorneys, staff, and clients.  Ric enjoys collaborating with colleagues to come up with creative solutions and is a focused and knowledgeable problem-solver.  His leadership of our Central Services team helps ensure smooth day-to-day operations.

Awards/Honors and Organizational Memberships

  • International Facilities Management Association, Member
  • Puget Sound Association of Legal Administrators, Past Co-chair of Facilities Committee and Professional Outreach Committee (2007-2015)

Personal

  • Volunteers at Seattle Shield, Rebuilding Together Seattle, Treehouse, and Food Lifeline
  • Trained in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program