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Seeborg, Richard G.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on August 6, 2009, to a seat vacated by Maxine M. Chesney. Confirmed by the Senate on December 24, 2009, and received commission on January 4, 2010. Served as chief judge, 2021-present.
Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 2001-2009
Yale College, B.A., 1978
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1981
Law clerk, Hon. John H. Pratt, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1981-1982
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1982-1991
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of California, 1991-1998
Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 1998-2001