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Joe von Meier Named Top Attorney

June 1, 2020 CGS3 News Release
Joe Von Meier, Partner

Joe Von Meier, Partner

CGS3 Partner Recognized by Local Business Publication

SAN DIEGO (May 29, 2020)Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3) partner Joe von Meier has been named one of San Diego’s Top Attorneys for 2020 by SD Metro, a leading San Diego business publication.  

Well deserving of this accolade, von Meier was promoted to partner at CGS3 in 2019. He joined the firm in 2017 as senior counsel and embarked on his legal career at a Chicago-based Burke, Warren, Mackay and Serritella, where he worked for 15 years – climbing the ranks to partner. Specializing in commercial real estate law with an emphasis on development and construction related transactional matters, von Meier represents clients from across the country – concentrating his practice on high-profile, complex real estate transactions with a focus on student housing, multifamily, luxury residential and retail development and construction.

He knows all aspects of the development process, from entity formation and financing to leasing and disposition, and his expertise extends to the negotiation and drafting of construction contracts and architecture/engineering agreements on behalf of both owners and general contractors.

In addition to his extensive work in development and construction, he represents investors, landlords, tenants, and owner/operators in an array of commercial real estate disciplines.

Active in his profession he is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the San Diego County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

He holds his B.B.A from University of Michigan, and a J.D. cum laude from University of Wisconsin Law School.

About Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3)

Since its inception in 2013, CGS3 has emerged as a new generation law firm that has quickly established a reputation as one of the leading commercial 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 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

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