OK, this is odd.
Big-Time New York Lawyer Marc Drier was arrested for, uh, saying he was another lawyer.
Now I don't like to give advice here, but I'll take a leap.
DO NOT IMPERSONATE OTHER LAWYERS.
One other thing, DO NOT IMPERSONATE OTHER LAWYERS ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY LOOK NOTHING LIKE YOU. Exhibit 1.
Toronto police arrested Dreier, 58, Tuesday on a charge of fraudulent impersonation. The arrest came after Dreier allegedly entered a meeting involving Ontario Teachers and a subsidiary of Fortress Investment Group as Michael Padfield, senior legal counsel for investments at Ontario Teachers, according to spokespeople for the companies and a document obtained by The Am Law Daily.
A Fortress employee at the meeting "observed suspicious behavior by an individual and immediately alerted Ontario Teachers staff," company spokeswoman Lilly Donohue says.
Above The Law had it first, and has an update here and here.
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