Judge Noel 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. 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. Judge Brennan 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 and the Honorable Denny Chin. Judge Brennan is a member of the Adjunct Faculty at Fordham Law School since 2003.