Brian Cogan

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Brian Mark Cogan
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Assumed office
June 12, 2006
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Frederic Block
Personal details
Born Brian Mark Cogan
1954 (age 63–64)
Chicago, Illinois
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[edit]

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[edit]

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.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Frederic Block
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
2006–present
Incumbent