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Ulrick Matsunaga Promoted to Associate Attorney at CGS3

December 11, 2023 Ulrick T. Matsunaga CGS3 Team

Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3), a rapidly growing Southern California commercial real estate law firm, has announced the promotion of Ulrick T. Matsunaga from law clerk to associate attorney.  He joined the firm in early 2022 as part of the entity formation and tax practice group.

“We are thrilled to elevate Ulrick to our expanding team of talented attorneys,” said Sean Southard, a CGS3 founding partner. “During his tenure at CGS3, he has worked tirelessly to exceed our clients’ service expectations in solving complex business challenges.  Ulrick exemplifies the high standards of professionalism and expertise that our clients expect from CGS3 attorneys.”

According to Southard, this latest promotion is part of the firm’s ongoing plan for continued strategic growth. “Ulrick is a key part of CGS3’s forward-thinking business model and his background in both consulting and operations enable him to deliver an effective blend of strategic and tactical advice in the complex and dynamic world of commercial real estate and tax law.”

Prior to joining CGS3, Matsunaga was a senior operations leader for Sonder Holdings, Inc. a publicly traded hospitality company. For seven years, he worked for Deloitte Consulting, climbing the ranks from business analyst to manager.

He holds a J.D. from USD School of Law and earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Labor Relations from Cornell University.

About Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3)

CGS3 is a recognized leader among a new generation of commercial real estate law firms with practice areas covering the entire 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 continues to recruit some of the state’s top real estate attorneys from both large corporate firms and senior in-house positions. For more information, visit