Stanley Sporkin

Personal

Birthday: 
1932
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

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

Education

Name of School: 
Pennsylvania State University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1953
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1957

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/17/1985
Retirement from Active Service: 
2/12/1999
Termination Date: 
1/15/2000
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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