Mike is the founding and managing member of Farrell, White & Legg PLLC and public servant. He is a distinguished trial lawyer, author, lecturer, bar and educational leader.
For more than twenty years, the Best Lawyers in America recognized Mike as a West Virginia Best Lawyer in both the Business Litigation and Defense of Personal Injury Litigation categories. He is licensed to practice in both West Virginia and Kentucky.
His current practice concentrates on complex litigation involving insurance coverage, cybersecurity, pharmaceutical, toxic tort, products liability, mass torts, legal malpractice, commercial and employment litigation.
The last five West Virginia Governors have appointed him to multiple higher education governing and policy boards. His public service leadership stints presently include Chairman, West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, Board Member of the West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority, Board Member, West Virginia Regional Technology Park and Board Member of West Virginia Community and Technical College System. Previously, he served as Interim President of Marshall University, Vice Chair and Member of the Marshall University Advisory Board, Vice Chair and Member of the Marshall University Board of Governors and Vice-Chair of the West Virginia Higher Education Interim Governing Board, Member of the University System of Trustees.