Senate Confirms Nominees To SLA, Court Of Claims

August 06, 2009

(Albany, NY) The New York State Senate today voted to confirm the appointments of Mr. Mark Cohen as a Judge on the Court of Claims, and Mr. Dennis Rosen as Chairman of the State Liquor Authority.
Mr. Cohen has served as Judge on the Court of Claims since 2006. Prior to serving as Judge, Mr. Cohen served as the Chief Counsel for the New York State Office of Homeland Security for five years. From 1976 to 2001, he worked in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. Mr. Cohen holds a law degree from Hofstra Law School, and a BA from Columbia College.
Mr. Rosen has served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Buffalo Regional office since 1983. Previously, he worked from 1972 to 1976 at the NYC Legal Aid Society in the Juvenile Rights Division, and in the Criminal Defense Division from 1977 to 1982. Mr. Rosen holds a law degree from Harvard Law School, and a BA from Brooklyn College.