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Name Cohen, Mark Howard
City Atlanta
State GA
Role(s) Attorney
Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cohen, Mark Howard
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cohen, Mark Howard
Born 1955 in Miami Beach, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Clarence Cooper. Confirmed by the Senate on November 18, 2014, and received commission on November 20, 2014.

Education:
Emory University, B.A., 1976
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Joel M. Feldman, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1979-1981
Office of the Attorney General, State of Georgia, 1981-1994; staff assistant attorney general, 1981-1982; assistant attorney general, 1982-1989; senior assistant attorney general, 1989-1994
University attorney, University of Arizona, 1994
Chief state administrative law judge, Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings, 1995
Office of Gov. Zell Miller, Georgia, 1995-1999; executive counsel, 1995-1998; executive secretary, 1998-1999
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1999-2014

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, December 19, 2013; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CW-GA-0001 : Kenny A. v. Perdue
PB-GA-0004 : U.S. v. Georgia


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