ABA Journal



BigLaw lawyer’s ‘jolly impressive’ resume lied about education at Harvard and Oxford

Oct 10, 2013, 01:06 pm CDT


Must be nice to have that "just stepped off the golf course gives you instant credibility" look.

By Eric Friedman on 2013 10 10, 4:21 pm CDT

If he was a barrister, he could not have joined the firm except as a salaried barrister who would be limited for working directly for the firm, not its clients, in most cases. Interesting bit—wonder how they structured that set up.

By John on 2013 10 10, 11:53 pm CDT

Only the little people—paralegals, law students, and junior associates—are subject to school transcript checks and cavity searches.

Hey! In America I was under the impression that cavity searches were reserved for Lawyers. What the heck is going on in London?

"But let me give you another theory why I think he passed so smoothly: He probably fit the part beautifully. Being a white, middle-aged male who looks like he could have just stepped off the golf course gives you instant credibility. In any endeavor."

Well most of our Ponzi Scheme Con men sport that look here in the states. Perhaps it's time we exchanged notes with our legal counterparts in London

By concernedcitizen on 2013 10 11, 1:05 am CDT

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