Mr. August has been practicing corporate and transactional law for over 30 years. He began his legal career in Washington, D.C., at the firm of Lane & Edson, where he was part of the team representing Wesray Capital on leveraged buyout transactions, and subsequently associated with the Washington, D.C. office of Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, where he serviced its telecommunications and other clients with corporate fundraising and strategic transactions. In 1990, he moved to California to serve in the Los Angeles office of Graham & James, handling securities, mergers & acquisitions and other transactions for its primarily international clientele. His current law firm, August Law Group, P.C., has operated in Orange County since 2005, and services clients engaged in all areas of technology, natural resources, entertainment and general business. Mr. August continues to work primarily in the areas of corporate governance, securities, M&A, licensing, joint venture and cross-border transactions, and serves as an expert witness providing litigation support in corporate disputes.