Honorable Noel Ann Brennan
Adjunct Professor of Law

United States Immigration Judge
United States Immigration Court
26 Federal Plaza, 12th Floor
New York,  New York  10278-1099
Email: brennan60@verizon.net
Telephone: 917.454.1068, 646.335.3734

Job Experience

Judge Brennan was appointed to the United States  Immigration Court in New York  in August 2003.  Prior to that she served for 3 years on the Board of Immigration Appeals the highest administrative body for reviewing immigration decisions.   From 1993 to 2000 she served as a political appointee under Attorney General Janet Reno as  Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs the grant-making arm of the Justice Department.   From 1987 until 1993 Judge Brennan was an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia.  She is a 1985 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center where she served on the adjunct faculty for 10 years.  After law school, Judge Brennan clerked for Magistrate/Judge Patrick Attridge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.  She is a member of the New York and DC bars.  Since moving to NYC in 2003 she has been a member of various bar associations including The Bar Association of the City of New York and  the Lesbian & Gay Law Association of Greater New York (LeGal).  She is a member of the New York Federal Bar Council (FBC) Public Service Committee and FBC Inn of Court and serves on the Study Group for Immigrant Justice established in 2008 by the Honorable Robert Katzmann.  Since 2003 Judge Brennan has been a member of the Adjunct Faculty at Fordham Law School.