Sidley Nixes Alleged 9/11 Memorial Arsonist's Job Offer

Law360, New York (November 3, 2009, 4:27 PM EST) -- A recent Harvard Law School graduate poised to launch his career at an elite firm saw a job offer go up in smoke after being charged with arson for allegedly setting a fire at a Manhattan memorial that holds remains of people who perished in the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

Chicago-based Sidley Austin LLP partner William Conlon told Law360 that on Monday the firm rescinded an offer of employment to 26-year-old Brian Schroeder, who had been a summer associate at Sidley in...
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