|Brian Mark Cogan|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York|
June 12, 2006
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Frederic Block|
|Born||Brian Mark Cogan
1954 (age 63–64)
|Education||University of Illinois (B.A.)
Cornell Law School (J.D.)
Brian Mark Cogan (born 1954) is a United States District Judge serving on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Education and career
Cogan was born in 1954 in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts in 1975 and received his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School in 1979, where he was an editor of the Law Review. Following graduation, he clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz of the Southern District of Florida. Before his appointment to the federal bench, Cogan was a partner of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in New York City.
Federal judicial service
He was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 25, 2006, to a seat vacated by Frederic Block and confirmed by the United States Senate on May 4, 2006. Cogan received his commission on June 7, 2006. Cogan will be the Judge at the trial of the notorious drug lord El Chapo Guzman.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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