Michael Delafield

Michael Delafield

Senior Associate General Counsel
Joined the UNC System Office in 2012

Mr. Delafield concentrates his practice in the areas of academic and student affairs.  He also serves as the primary legal counsel for the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, a public residential high school focusing on STEM education, which became a constituent institution of the University in 2007.

Before coming to the UNC System Office in 2012, Mr. Delafield worked in private practice representing local boards of education across the state of North Carolina.

Mr. Delafield received his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law and his B.A. from Princeton University.

Practice Areas
  • PBS NC & NC Arboretum
  • Free Expression & First Amendment
  • Government Relations
  • Audit & Compliance Services (including Title IX)
  • Safety & Emergency Operations (including the Clery Act)
  • Strategy & Policy
  • Academic Affairs