PERSONNEL FILE: Farrell, White & Legg attorneys announced in Chambers and Partners

By Staff reports | Jun 11, 2013

HUNTINGTON - 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: Healthcare (Band 2). Legg was ranked in Litigation: General Commercial (Up and Coming). Band 1 is the highest rating a lawyer can achieve.

Since 1990, Chambers has published the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. Its team of researchers conducts thousands of interviews worldwide with lawyers and their clients to determine who should be listed as outstanding practitioners around the world based on those who performs best according to the criteria most valued by clients – technical expertise, business acumen, prompt delivery and value for money.

Mike is the founding and managing member of the firm. He is a distinguished 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.

Tammy is a senior litigator in the firm’s medical malpractice and product liability litigation sections, and 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 The Ohio State University, she had 10 years of experience as a critical care and oncology nurse and hospital administrator before her distinguished legal career. In 2011, Tammy completed a Masters in Public Health from the prestigious Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

Erik 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.

Situated in Huntington, Farrell, White & Legg PLLC provides a cadre of experienced trial lawyers who have the skill and creativity demanded to aggressively and successfully operate in the difficult litigation venues it serves in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

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