J.D., UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR, 2005
B.A., HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 1999
Magna cum laude
August joined the firm in 2005 and practices at the trial and appellate level in criminal defense and civil litigation. He has represented individuals and corporations in complex criminal cases in both state and federal courts, international antitrust investigations, mail and wire fraud prosecutions, insider trading, obstruction of justice, and securities fraud prosecutions. In addition, August has represented individuals charged with a variety of drug offenses, violent crimes, and gang-related activity. August’s practice includes defending individuals and corporations in civil cases in federal and state court, including SEC investigations and complex torts. August’s trial experience includes the first economic espionage case to be tried by a jury, which resulted in acquittal or dismissal of all counts. August has been selected as a Rising Star by Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine every year since 2012.