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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||06/07/2006 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Frederic Block|
|Home State:||Chicago, IL|
|Undergraduate:||U. of Illinois, B.A., 1975|
|Law School:||Cornell Law, J.D., 1979|
Brian Cogan is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Cogan joined the Court in June 2006 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. At the time of appointment, Cogan was a private practice attorney in New York City.
Early life and education
Cogan began his legal career as a law clerk for Federal District Judge Sidney Aronovitz for the Southern District of Florida from 1979 to 1980 before becoming a private practice attorney in New York City from 1980 to 2006.
Eastern District of New York
Cogan was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by President George W. Bush on January 25, 2006; he assumed a seat that was vacated by Frederic Block. Cogan was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 4, 2006 on a majority voice vote and received his commission on June 7, 2006.
- Biography of Brian Cogan
- List of active judges on the Eastern District of New York's website
- The Robing Room- Rate Judge Cogan
|Federal judicial offices|
|Eastern District of New York
Chief Judge: Carol Amon • Joseph Bianco • Brian Cogan • Sandra Feuerstein • Nicholas Garaufis • John Gleeson • Dora Irizarry • Kiyo Matsumoto • Roslynn Mauskopf • Joanna Seybert • Sandra Townes • Eric Vitaliano • William Kuntz • Margo Brodie • Pamela Ki Mai Chen
|Magistrate judges||Steven Gold • Joan Azrack • Lois Bloom • E. Thomas Boyle • Marilyn Go • Robert Levy • Arlene Lindsay • Roanne Mann • James Orenstein • Viktor Pohorelsky • Cheryl Pollak • Ramon Reyes, Jr. • A. Kathleen Tomlinson • William Wall • Vera Scanlon •|
|Former Article III judges||
Charles Sifton • David Trager • Frank Altimari • Charles Linnaeus Benedict • Joseph McLaughlin • Reena Raggi • George Pratt • Asa Wentworth Tenney • Edward Beers Thomas • Thomas Chatfield • Van Vechten Veeder • Edwin Louis Garvin • Marcus Beach Campbell • Robert Alexander Inch • Grover Moscowitz • Mortimer Byers • Clarence Galston • Matthew Abruzzo • John Bartels • Frederic Block • Henry Bramwell • Walter Bruchhausen • Mark Costantino • John Dooling • Orrin Judd • Harold Kennedy • Jacob Mishler • Edward Neaher • Eugene Nickerson • Leo Rayfiel • George Rosling • Anthony Travia • Joseph Zavatt •
|Former Chief judges|