The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission has recommended a former Sidley Austin summer associate who went on to Skadden and Curtis Mallet-Prevost be suspended from practicing law for three years for lying at just about every stage of his career. Loren Friedman's most egregious lie was probably the alteration of grades on his law school transcripts when he applied to be a summer associate at Sidley. The deception came to light years later when Friedman gave a headhunter a resume with his real grades.
Lawyer's Lies About His Qualifications Culminate in Three-Year Suspension
The American Lawyer
April 23, 2009