Born:  February 7, 1932
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Died: March 23, 2020
Rockville, Maryland

Stanley Sporkin

Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 5, 1985; Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Assumed senior status on 2/12/1999. Service terminated on 1/15/2000, due to retirement.

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

Michael Shane Neal (1968 – ) has been painting portraits since 1990. He is also known for his still life and landscape paintings. Mr. Neal received his Bachelor of Arts degree from David Lipscomb University and then studied at the Santa Fe Institute of Fine Arts, the Scottsdale School of Art, and the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts. He worked with Everett Raymond Kinstler, a presidential portraitist.

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
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 (Enforcement), 1967-1968
Associate Director (Enforcement), 1968-1972
Deputy Director, Division of Enforcement, 1972-1974
Director, Division of Enforcement, 1974-1981
General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency, 1981-1986
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2000-present