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David Acton

David Acton, American lawyer. Certified mediator International Mediation Institute, Hague. Board directors National Center for the American Revolution. Member Philadelphia Bar Association, Colonial Society Pennsylvania, Association for Conflict Resolution, Mensa, Union League Club, Merion Cricket Club, Yale Club (Philadelphia), Chevaliers du Tastevin.

Background

  • Acton, David was born on February 13, 1933 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Kenneth Davis and Mary (Musselman) Acton.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Episcopal Academy, 1951;Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1955;Juris Doctor, University of Pennsylvania, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Krusen, Evans & Byrne, Philadelphia, 1960-1963. Assistant secretary, assistant general counsel Leeds & Northrup Company, 1963-1965, secretary, general counsel North Wales, Pennsylvania, 1965-1971. Vice president, general counsel K.S. Sweet Associates, King of Prussia, 1971-1975.

      Practice in Bryn Mawr, 1975-1977. Vice president Crockett Mortgage Company, Valley Forge. General manager Hershey's Mill, 1977-1982.

      Executive vice president Ultec, Inc., Exton, Pennsylvania, 1982-1985. Arbitrator and mediator, since 1986. Member Philadelphia panel International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution.

      Member commercial and construction panels American Arbitration Association.

    Membership

    Board directors National Center for the American Revolution. Member Philadelphia Bar Association, Colonial Society Pennsylvania, Association for Conflict Resolution, Mensa, Union League Club, Merion Cricket Club, Yale Club (Philadelphia), Chevaliers du Tastevin.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ann Sullivan, June 18, 1955. Children: Lauren Doane, Paul Bodine. Married Jane Thomas Young, June 24, 1978.
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