Michael J. Mansfield joined T&M in November 2011 after a distinguished law enforcement career that spanned more than three decades. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg appointed him in 2007 to serve as commissioner and chair of the New York City Business Integrity Commission, which targets organized crime and corruption at public wholesale markets and in the private carting and shipboard gaming industries.
Mr. Mansfield had been a prosecutor for 23 years at the Queens County District Attorney’s Office in New York. He rose through the ranks in management, serving as Deputy Bureau Chief of the Rackets Bureau, Chief of the Public Corruption Bureau, Chief of the Civil Enforcement Bureau, Chief of the Arson and Economic Crimes Bureau and Deputy Executive Assistant District Attorney overseeing the Investigations Division. In August of 2002, he was promoted to Executive Assistant District Attorney for Operations where, among his many responsibilities, he directed counterterrorism initiatives and the Witness Protection program.
Mr. Mansfield served on the Board of Directors of the New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation and currently serves on The Advisory Board of the Queens College Continuing Education Program. He was also an Adjunct Professor for the City University of New York at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a member of the faculty of the National College of District Attorneys. Throughout his career, he has given many lectures, both in the United States and internationally, on regulatory matters, white collar crime and financial fraud.
Mr. Mansfield began his law enforcement career in 1979 with the New Haven Connecticut Police Department after graduating with honors from Long Island University with a degree in criminal justice. He earned his Juris Doctor, with honors, in 1984 from the Quinnipiac University School of Law, where he was an associate editor of the Law Review. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut.