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Cheryl Nieman Brechlin Named a Finalist in Top Business Leaders Under 40 Awards

August 4, 2021 Cheryl Nieman Brechlin CGS3 Team

CGS3 Attorney Lauded by San Diego Business Journal

SAN DIEGO (August 4, 2021) – Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3) attorney Cheryl Nieman Brechlin has been named a finalist in the San Diego Business Journal’s “Next Top Business Leaders Under 40” for 2021.

This annual tribute spotlights up and coming young local professionals from throughout San Diego County.

An associate attorney with extensive experience in transactional and litigation work, Brechlin honed her legal skills as a “Big Law” litigator, gaining crucial hands-on experience. 

After working in the firm’s Los Angeles office for four years, she recently relocated to CGS3’s San Diego headquarters. Currently she represents developers, property owners, businesses, investors and tenants in complex transactional real estate and corporate matters – as well as handling day-to-day operations in high-stakes litigation for landlords and financial institutions.

She is active in the community and has been a mentor with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles, and is a member of the City of Hope, Los Angeles Real Estate & Construction Industries Council (Building Hope). Currently, she is a member of the San Diego chapter of NAIOP.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from the George Washington University and a J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. 

About Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3)

CGS3 is a new generation commercial real estate law firm with practice areas covering the full commercial real estate life cycle, including finance, acquisition/disposition, entity formation, tax, development, land use, leasing, distressed asset workouts and dispute resolution. Earning a reputation as one of California’s leading commercial real estate law firms, CGS3 has recruited some of the state’s top real estate attorneys from both large corporate firms and senior in-house positions. CGS3 is located at 12750 High Bluff Drive, Suite 250, San Diego, California 92130 and 10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 2200, Los Angeles, California 90024. For more information, visit


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