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David Alan Splitt

David Alan Splitt, American lawyer, writer. Bar: District of Columbia 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981. Recipient Outstanding Service awards District of Columbia Government, 1976, 78, 79, Mayor's Distinguished Public Service award, 1983.


  • Splitt, David Alan was born on November 28, 1945 in Ripon, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Orville Sylvester and Joyce Eileen (Anson) Splitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Virginia Polytechnic Institute University, Blacksburg, 1966. Juris Doctor, American University, 1971.


    • Teacher Bowie High School, Maryland, 1966-1968. Freelance journalist and photographer Washington, 1968-1970. Partner Christensen, Splitt & King, 1971-1974.

      General counsel District of Columbia Board Education, 1974-1979. Director Office of Documents, Washington, 1979—1982. Special assistant city administrator for finance management systems, 1980—1981.

      Of counsel Stein, Miller, Brodsky & Beerman, 1982—1984. Private practice, 1985—2000. Senior vice president, managing counsel Affiliated Computer Service, Inc., since 2001.

      Adjunct professor law, David Clarke School Law, Washington, 1989-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981.


    • Author: Post-Conviction Relief for Federal Prisoners, 1973, The Resolution of Detainers for Federal and State Prisoners, 1971. Editor: Inquiry and Analysis, 1977-1979, Becoming a Better Board Member, 1982, District of Columbia Rulemaking Handbook and Publications Style Manual, 1983, District of Columbia Produrement Regulations, 1987, A Guide to Procurement Law in the District, 1998. Columnist: The Executive Educator, 1978-1996, eSch.

      News Law and Ethics, since 1997. Editor, The Corporate Counselor, since 2001. Editor, Policy Bytes, since 2002.


    Party affiliation: Conservative Party


    Director, vice chairman Choral Arts Society, Washington, 1974—1984, chairman, 1984—1985. Director, vice president Traditional Music Documentation Project, Washington, National Railway History Society. Director Coral Restoration Foundation, 2009.

    Member American Bar Association, Inter-American Bar Association, Association Corporation Counsel, Computer Law Association, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Experimental Aircraft Association, Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, American Radio Relay League, (licensee amateur extra class), Professional Assn Diving Instructors.


    • Married Martha Ann Corson, March 19, 1966. Children: Amy Emmeline, Sarah Daisy.
    • father: Orville Sylvester Splitt
    • mother: Joyce Eileen (Anson) Splitt
    • spouse: Martha Ann Corson
    • children: Amy Emmeline Splitt
    • Sarah Daisy Splitt
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    Born November 28, 1945
    (age 71)