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Sporkin, Stanley

Born 1932 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 5, 1985, to a seat vacated by June L. Green. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Assumed senior status on February 12, 1999. Service terminated on January 15, 2000, due to retirement.

Pennsylvania State University, A.B., 1953
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Caleb M. Wright, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1957-1960
Law clerk, Hon. Paul Leahy, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1960
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1960-1961, 2000-
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1961-1981
     Staff attorney, Special Studies of the Securities Markets, 1961-1963
     Division of Trading and Markets, 1963
     Chief, Branch of Enforcement, 1963-1966
     Chief enforcement attorney, Office of Enforcement, 1966-1967
     Assistant director of enforcement, 1967-1968
     Associate director of enforcement, 1968-1972
     Deputy director, Division of Enforcement, 1972-1974
     Director, Division of Enforcement, 1974-1981
General counsel, Central Intelligence Agency, 1981-1986

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, June 28, 1984; no Senate vote