Kelly Ferrell consults with and represents clients in commercial litigation, including employment issues, in both state and federal courts and domestic arbitrations. She represents clients in cases involving FLSA allegations, discrimination claims, misappropriation of trade secrets, and noncompete agreements. Her commercial litigation experience also includes oil and gas contract disputes, financial litigation, and construction defect cases. She has assisted with several trials and appeals.

Before practicing law, Kelly was an English teacher for Klein ISD.

Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Commercial Litigation, 2022, 2023

Top 10 Bench Awards in 2021, $147M+ Award in Downhole Technology vs. Estate of VanLue,

  • Best Lawyers in America



J.D., University of Houston Law Center cum laude, Phi Kappa Phi, 2014

Order of the Barons
Houston Law Review, Senior Notes and Comments Editor
Awards for the highest grades in legal research and writing and criminal law

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, English, minor in Uteach, 2007



United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas


  • Intern, the Honorable Judge David Hittner, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas



Speaking Engagements


Houston Young Lawyers Association, Member