Kelley F. Farrell

Member - St. Louis

Kelley Farrell is a member in the St. Louis office, concentrating her practice in real estate, employment and commercial litigation. Kelley’s extensive real estate practice includes representing condemning authorities, developers, and property owners in eminent domain cases involving total and partial takings of commercial, residential, and industrial properties, landlord-tenant actions, and neighboring property disputes. Her employment practice focuses on the defense of employment disputes in federal courts, state courts and administrative agencies.

She also advises many retail, manufacturing, bank and service-oriented clients on a wide variety of issues, including hiring, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination laws, wage and hour laws, employee leave rights and workers’ compensation, among others. Kelley’s commercial litigation experience includes serving as trial counsel in lawsuits for Fortune 500 companies and other corporations, privately held companies and individuals. Kelley prosecutes and defends a variety of commercial, business torts, contract and insurance-related litigation.

Kelley received her Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from the University of Missouri in 1991. She earned her law degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis in 1994, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif. Kelley currently serves as Adjunct Professor for Trial Practice for Washington University School of Law (2011-present).


2017, 2016 and 2015 Best Lawyers in America
2016 Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers
2015 Largest Reported Defense Wins, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
2008 Rising Star, Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers


J.D., Washington University, 1994
B.A., University of Missouri, 1991