Sr. Partner of August Law Group, P.C. is a boutique business law firm focusing on providing legal services in connection with corporate and financial transactions for our small to mid-cap clients. We represent both domestic and foreign clients in a wide variety of business matters. Mr. August began his legal career with the firm of Lane & Edson, P.C., where he was part of the team that represented former U.S. Treasury Secretary William Simon’s investment banking firm, WESRAY Corporation, in a variety of public and private financial transactions, management buy¬outs and related corporate activity. Mr. August has also worked with the firm Dow, Lohnes & Albertson (where he represented a number of telecommunications companies, investment banking firms and commercial banks in a variety of corporate, commercial and financial transactions), and Graham & James (specializing in mergers & acquisitions, securities and joint venture transactions for the firm’s international clientele). He left large law firm practice in October 1992 to focus on the representation of emerging and mid-sized corporate clients. During his career, Mr. August has participated as legal counsel in transactions having an aggregate value of more than $2.5 Billion dollars. He has served as an Adjunct Professor both at Whittier Law School, teaching in the area of corporations and securities law, and for the University of California at Irvine Graduate School of Management on general legal issues impacting business professionals. He has lectured extensively in the areas of international business and financial transactional law, including for the Harvard Business School Association of Orange County in 2006, and was a contributing author on international mergers and acquisitions in the book The Art of M&A, published by Dow Jones-Irwin in 1987. Mr. August was a Founding Member of the College of Fellows of the Centre for International Legal Studies, headquartered in Kitzbuhl, Austria, and has served as a Director for the Singapore American Business Association (Southern California), the International Foundation for the Advancement and Support of Technology, as a- Director and Past President of the Orange County International Business and Protocol Foundation, and as Chairman of the California International Business Advisory Board, Rancho Santiago Community College District. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of German, Italian, Portuguese and Russian.
ALG AFFILIATED OFFICE IN SHENZHEN, CHINA OUR CHINA OFFICE: Room 3502 Golden Central Tower Building No. 3037, Jintian Road Futian Business District Shenzhen, P.R.C. 518040 Tel: (01.1) (86) 755-3300 1500 Fax: (011) (86) 755-3300 1511
Vietnam Joint Venture - On September 15, 2009, we received formal authorization from the Ministry of Justice of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to create August Bao Law, a joint venture between August Law Group, P.C. and Cong Ty Luat TNHH B&P, a Vietnamese law firm owned by attorney Bao Anh Thai. This licensed joint venture represents the very first of its kind between a Western law firm and a Vietnamese law firm, and maintains offices in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Hanoi. The firm will represent both Vietnamese and international clients engaging in corporate, financial, commercial, trade, banking, securities, mergers & acquisitions and other business transactions, focusing on a variety of sectors including real estate, energy, telecommunications, franchising and other important industries in Vietnam.
China - B&D Law Firm, Beijing, China [www.bdlawyer.com.en], Mr. Andy Gu, Partner. B & D ranks among the oldest and largest private and full-service partnership law firms in China. Formed on the basis of a merger between two law firms established in the early I990s, the Firm with 32 partners has more than 100 legal professionals.
Singapore - Stamford Law Corporation, Singapore [www. stamfordlaw.com.sg j, Mrs. Lee Suet Fern, Partner. Stanford Law focuses on all aspects of corporate practice e, mergers and acquisitions capital markets related i cork and corporate finance. Since its inception, it has earned several accolades and recognition in the legal industry for delivering high quality work, dispensing efficient and solutions-based advice as well as being consistently involved in cutting edge and complex transactions.
Israel - Ben Simon, Pick, Tel Aviv, Israel [www.ben-simon.co.il], Yoav Ben-Simon, ADV. This firm is a law firm committed to provide its clients with quality and timely professional legal services. It represents a wide variety of corporations and businesses, and has a vast experience in escorting and representing companies in their commercial activities.
Australia - Hopgood Ganim, Brisbane, Australia [www.hopgoodganim.com.au], Brian Moller, Partner. The past three decades have seen the firm moving through the ranks of ‘mid-tier, to a firm who now competes with top-tier firms in national markets. The firm today stands at more than 150 staff including 17 partners, occupying close to two full floors of Waterfront Place, Eagle Street,
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