SAN DIEGO (July 26, 2019) – With an expanding team of best-in-class attorneys and a role in some of the region’s most high-profile transactions, Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson (CGS3) is celebrating its six-year anniversary on a high note.
Since opening its doors in July 2013, CGS3 has emerged as one of the region’s top commercial real estate law firms, with recent milestones and accolades including:
- Added new partners Robert “Bob” Bell and Joe von Meier and senior counsel Sean Gaffney
- Earned a coveted spot in the Chambers USA 2019 Guide, the preeminent legal research and ranking publishers
- Played a key role in numerous important transactions, including the $58-million sale of a ground lease interest in Brentwood Gateway, a Los Angeles office tower, and the $25.5 million sale of a West Hollywood retail lot housing Gelson’s Market.
Over six years, CGS3 has grown from just seven attorneys and one paralegal to 24 attorneys and 7 paralegals –orchestrating some of the region’s most significant projects and deals, including Doheny Eye Institute’s $50 million Pasadena acquisition, the Port of San Diego’s development and leasing and development projects surrounding the continued expansion of San Diego’s award-winning Liberty Station.
The firm – launched by a group of seasoned commercial real estate attorneys – continues to build an innovative business model aimed at handling transactions of all sizes, scopes and complexities.
“When we opened six years ago, the timing was right for a responsive and forward-thinking boutique commercial real estate law firm with highly specialized services and top legal talent,” said Sean Southard, a founding partner of CGS3. “As the legal landscape in this country continues to evolve, we will continue to expand our outreach and resources, adding new attorneys and staff as well as critical practice areas and services to better support our sophisticated client base in Southern California and beyond.”
About Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3)
Since its inception in 2013, CGS3 has quickly established a reputation as one of the leading real estate law firms in California, attracting some of the state’s finest real estate attorneys from both large corporate firms and senior in-house positions.
With practice areas including land use, finance, acquisition/disposition, entity formation, tax, development, land use, leasing, distressed assets and litigation/disputes, CGS3 is located at 12750 High Bluff Drive, Suite 250, San Diego, California 92130 and 10940 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2200, Los Angeles, California 90024. For more information, visit http://www.cgs3.com.
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