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Cohen, Mark Howard

Born 1955 in Miami Beach, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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.

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

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

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