Mark B. Busby, Deputy Circuit Executive for the U.S. Courts for the Ninth Judicial Circuit, has been selected as the Clerk of Court for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Mr. Busby will replace the Acting Clerk of Court, Kathleen M. Shambaugh, effective December 6, 2021.
Mr. Busby comes to the court with 20 years of experience in federal court administration and management. Prior to his tenure as Deputy Circuit Executive, Mr. Busby served as Chief Deputy Clerk for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California. Mr. Busby also served as a Regional Administrator and Management Analyst for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, and has previous experience at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Districts of Maine and Eastern Washington.
The court congratulates and welcomes Mr. Busby back to the Northern District, and thanks Ms. Shambaugh for her service as Acting Clerk of Court.