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Three partners at Farrell, White & Legg, PLLC have been recognized in the Chambers and Partners USA. 

Michael J. Farrell, Tamela J. White and Erik W. Legg were recognized in Chambers and Partners 2013. Farrell was ranked in litigation: general commercial (Band 1). White was ranked in litigation: health care (Band 2). Legg was ranked in litigation: general commercial (up and coming). Band 1 is the highest rating a lawyer can achieve.

Ferrell is the founding and managing member of the firm. He is a trial lawyer, author, lecturer, bar and educational leader. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized by Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers as an outstanding litigator. His current practice concentrates on complex litigation involving products liability, mass torts, commercial and employment litigation.

White is a senior litigator in the firm's medical malpractice and product liability litigation sections. She was the first female trial lawyer from West Virginia to be elected to the International Association of Defense Counsel. With a nursing degree from Ohio State University, she had 10 years of experience as a critical care and oncology nurse and hospital administrator before her legal career. In 2011, she completed a masters in public health from Johns Hopkins University.

Legg is a member of the complex litigation team with primary responsibility for pharmaceutical and medical products liability, medical professional malpractice, workplace exposure and injury litigation, and employment discrimination and wrongful discharge claims. In that capacity, he has managed thousands of medical device cases and hundreds of pharmaceutical cases. Erik is also section chief for the newly establish Family Law Practice.