Brian Cogan

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Brian Cogan
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Assumed office
June 12, 2006
Appointed byGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byFrederic Block
Personal details
Born
Brian Mark Cogan

1954 (age 64–65)
Chicago, Illinois
EducationUniversity 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 since 2006.

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 Cornell Law Review. Following graduation, Cogan clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Sidney M. Aronovitz of the Southern District of Florida. Prior to 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.

Cogan was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 4, 2006, and received his commission on June 7, 2006.

Cogan serves as the Judge of the Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán Trial, which began on November 13, 2018.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On Eve of 'El Chapo' Trial, Judge Tells Prosecutors Not to Dwell on Murders | The Crime ReportThe Crime Report". thecrimereport.org. Retrieved 2018-11-11.

Sources[edit]

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