Stanley Sporkin, who also was a federal judge in Washington, D.C., for 14 years, is in private practice and counsels individuals and corporations on financial regulatory or enforcement matters. Bachus representatives asked him to look at the materials, but Sporkin said he ultimately was not hired to advise Bachus in the case.
“I don’t see why he would need my services. It’s not necessary,” Sporkin said in an interview Tuesday. “I haven’t seen anything that would indicate a law violation, in my view.”
via Former SEC official Stanley Sporkin says US Rep. Spencer Bachus did not violate law — The Birmingham News