Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission is considering disbarment of attorney Loren E. Friedman, a 2003 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, who is accused of whiting out his C grades to increase his GPA. Friedman worked at Sidley Austin for a summer and the hearing board recommended a three-year suspension.
Friedman is now studying for a business career at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
According to Above the Law, he was listed as an associate at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle.
For the ethics charges, click here. Notably, the complaint reports that among other alterations, Friedman changed his grade in Legal Profession from a B- to a B+.
For the story, click here.