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August to Ziffren

Attorney Ken August, a partner at Deloitte & Touche, has ankled that firm to become a partner at entertainment powerhouse Ziffren, Brittenham & Branca.

August, 47, moves over to Ziffren, Brittenham with a focus on expanding the company’s strategic business planning and corporate transaction practice within the entertainment industry.

Among the firm’s recent corporate transactions were consulting for the National Football League in its recently concluded network television contracts; negotiating with the studios for Encore Media Services in establishing its new pay television service; negotiating the sale of Miramax Films to Disney and the sale of Interscope Communications to Polygram; and representing Regency Enterprises in its financing/distribution arrangements with Warner Bros. and strategic foreign partners.

August began working for Deloitte & Touche in 1975, was promoted to partner in 1982 and was chosen to lead the firm’s entertainment practice in 1990.

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