Richard G. Seeborg
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California|
January 4, 2010
|Appointed by||Barack Obama|
|Preceded by||Maxine Chesney|
|Born||1956 (age 56–57)
Landstuhl, West Germany
|Alma mater||Yale University
Richard Gus Seeborg (born 1956) is a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He previously was a United States magistrate judge.
Early life and education
In 1991, Seeborg left Morrison & Foerster to become an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of California in San Jose, California. He served in that post until 1998, when he returned to Morrison & Foerster, working as a partner and focusing on a litigation practice in the fields of securities, intellectual property and general commercial matters.
Work as a magistrate judge
On February 9, 2001, Seeborg became a United States magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Nomination to federal district court
On August 7, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Seeborg to be a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. On October 15, 2009, the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary voted to send Seeborg's nomination to the full Senate. The Senate confirmed Seeborg by unanimous consent on December 24, 2009.
- Hon. Richard G. Seeborg
- President Obama Nominates Edward Milton Chen, Dolly Gee and Richard Seeborg to Serve on the District Court Bench, whitehouse.gov (August 7, 2009).
- Mintz, Howard (October 17, 2009). "Senate Judiciary Committee votes to confirm two Bay Area federal judge nominees". Contra Costa Times.
- Richard G. Seeborg at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California