Parkersburg, WV
United Square, Fifth Floor
501 Avery Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
T: (304) 420-5590
F: (304) 420-5587

J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (2014)

  • Dean's Fellow for Academic Excellence Center
  • Student Attorney, West Virginia University College of Law General Legal Clinic
  • Certified Magistrate Court Mediator

B.B.A., magna cum laude, Accounting and Finance, Marshall University (2011)

  • Honors College Graduate
  • Beta Alpha Psi, professional accounting and finance honors organization
  • Beta Gamma Sigma, professional business honors fraternity
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
Photo of Pamela J.  Ferrell

Pamela J. Ferrell


Pamela Ferrell focuses her practice on making sure you and your business succeed. With a background in accounting and finance and extensive experience in employment law and litigation, Pam provides her clients with thoughtful planning for their personal and professional goals.

Pam is a skilled employment lawyer who helps employers develop workplace policies and practices that are compliant with state and federal law, provides counseling and advice regarding employment concerns, and defends employers against claims of employment discrimination, workers’ compensation discrimination, wrongful discharge, human rights complaints, and violations of the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act, among others.

In addition to handling employment law matters and litigation, Pam helps individuals and businesses address their estate planning goals.

Professional Highlights

  • Recognized as "Ones to Watch" by The Best Lawyers in America ® (Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation - Labor and Employment), 2021-present
  • Recipient of CALI Awards (recognition for achieving the highest grade in a particular subject) at West Virginia University College of Law:
    • Advanced Legal Research
    • Criminal Procedure I
    • Employment Law
    • Legal Research and Writing
  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation, Board Member
  • Wood County Bar Association, Treasurer (2022) and Past President
  • Generation Mid-Ohio Valley (Past President)
  • Wayside United Methodist (Youth Leader)