Brandon Cogburn

bcogburn@arwhlaw.com

Phone: 903-792-8246

Brandon Cogburn, prior to joining the firm, worked in various levels of both state and federal government. Brandon was on the Washington D.C. staff of U.S. Senator Blanche L. Lincoln and worked in the Prosecuting Attorney's Office of Benton County, Arkansas. Brandon has been named a "Rising Star" by Texas Monthly in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Brandon's practice includes defense of municipalities, toxic tort and environmental litigation, and defense of tort and contract claims.

Practice Areas
Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation;
Employment Law; Product Liability,
Personal Injury, and General Negligence
Defense of Municipalities;
Premises Defense; Contract Litigation;
Peer Review Rating
BV® - Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings
Education
Legal - University of Arkansas School of Law (JD, 2002)
Preparatory - University of Arkansas, Sam Walton College of Business(BSPA, 1999)
Secondary - Dierks High School, Dierks Arkansas (Valedictorian, 1995)
Bar Admissions
Texas
Arkansas
U.S. Courts of Appeals (Fifth Circuit)
U.S. District Courts (E.D. Tex.; E.D. Ark.; W.D. Ark.)
Honors
"Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star" (Texas Monthly - 2007)
"Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star" (Texas Monthly - 2008)
"Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star" (Texas Monthly - 2009)
"Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star" (Texas Monthly - 2010)
"Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star" (Texas Monthly - 2011)
"Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star" (Texas Monthly - 2012)
"Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Star" (Texas Monthly - 2013)
Memberships
State Bar of Texas
American, Arkansas, and Texarkana Bar Associations
Texarkana Young Lawyers Association
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Speaking Engagements
D-Day: The Dreaded Deposition
Tri-State Chapter of Society of Human Resources,
Employment Law Seminar, October 2007, Texarkana, Texas
Civic Memberships
Leadership Texarkana (2005-2006)
Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank Board of Directors (2008 - 2012)
Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank President (2010 and 2011)
Teen Court Judge
Miller County Arkansas Election Commissioner
Other Employment
Law Clerk: Benton County Attorney and
Benton County Prosecuting Attorney
Bentonville, AR (2000-2002)

Intern: United States Senator Blanche L. Lincoln,
Washington, D.C. (1999)
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