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Chauncey C. Mayfield II

Auxiliary Member, Board of Directors


University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • cum laude; Michigan Real Property Book Award
  • Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition, Quarterfinalist
Purdue University, B.A.
  • Political Science
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Prior Employment

  • General Counsel, P.C. (2012-2013)

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association

  • Young Lawyer Division
  • Business Law Section

District of Columbia Bar Association

News & Resources


Chauncey Mayfield is a corporate attorney who focuses his practice on representing entrepreneurs and private and public companies on a variety of matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, capital market transactions, commercial contract negotiations, supply-chain management, bankruptcy, and general corporate law.

  • Advises automotive original equipment manufacturers, automotive suppliers, and general manufacturing clients on transactions under Article 2 and Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, including negotiating supply agreements, developing and reviewing purchase order terms and conditions, and providing general advice regarding commercial transactions and supply-chain issues
  • Represents clients in entity formation, capital market transactions, joint venture agreements, and general corporate governance
  • Assists creditors, debtors, and lenders in commercial bankruptcy, financial restructuring, liquidations, and loan workouts


  • Assisted in representing original equipment manufacturer in the purchase and foreclosure of secured loan from U.S. government agency
  • Advised original equipment manufacturer in the negotiation and drafting of various long-term supply contracts
  • Provided guidance to general manufacturing client in drafting of purchase order terms and conditions
  • Assisted Tier 1 automotive supplier with international joint-venture agreement
  • Represented Tier 2 automotive supplier in negotiating and drafting complex long-term international supply agreement
  • Assisted private equity client in closing of $50 million add-on acquisition of a technology company
  • Advised Capitol Bancorp Ltd., a national bank holding company with total assets of approximately $2 billion, in its Chapter 11 reorganization


Detroit Historical Society, Board of Trustees

News & Resources



  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Recognized as a Rising Star, 2016 and 2017
  • Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence, 2017
  • 2013 Lawyers of Color “Hot List” (Midwest Region)