SAN DIEGO, CA—Continuing the strategic expansion of its Los Angeles offices, Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3), a San Diego-based commercial real estate law firm, has recruited Christopher J. Rizza as its newest partner. Rizza was previously a partner with Elkins Kalt in Los Angeles.
Rizza concentrates his practice on leases, acquisitions, dispositions, development agreements and related real estate transactions spanning across all the major asset classes including industrial, retail, office and mixed use. On the landlord/developer side, he represents a “who’s who” among REITs, institutional investors, pension funds and development companies. On the tenant side, he represents national and regional tenants, as well as individual closely held businesses.
Most recently, he was a partner with Elkins Kalt Weintraub Reuben Gartside LLP.