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.



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

  • “Going Back to Work: Best Practices for Bringing Employees Back to Work and Legal Considerations,” Porter Hedges Employment CLE
    Speaking Engagement, 06.17.2020


Houston Young Lawyers Association, Member