Mr. McFerrin graduated, with honors, from the University of Alabama in Birmingham with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice in 1982.

Mr. McFerrin then received his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1987. While in law school, Mr. McFerrin received multiple scholarships and honors for academic and leadership abilities. Mr. McFerrin served as Research Editor for the Cumberland Law Review.

Since 1987, Mr. McFerrin has primarily focused his practice on civil litigation and appellate issues. Mr. McFerrin's litigation practice is national in scope, having served as lead attorney or as co-counsel in multiple cases across the United States involving insurance issues, healthcare matters, consumer issues, healthcare antitrust disputes, and employer/employee matters. As a practicing attorney, he has served on the National Board for the Workplace Injury Litigation Group; has served on various advisory committees for the State of Alabama concerning worker's compensation, healthcare issues, and youth violence; has served on the executive committee for the Health Law Section of the Alabama Bar Association; has served as a continuing education lecturer for Alabama lawyers; has served on a task force for the Alabama Supreme Court; has played an active role in the creation and passage of several statutes dealing with health care, worker's compensation, and insurance ;and is a frequent lecturer on various legal topics.

Mr. McFerrin has served as lead or co-counsel in national litigation on behalf of individuals, businesses, and third-party payers in disputes involving pharmaceutical patent issues, pharmaceutical antitrust matters, telephone billing, healthcare food products, and financial issues.

Mr. McFerrin's practice includes a significant emphasis on employer-employee issues, including: employment related Americans with Disabilities Act matters; civil rights and employment issues; wage and hour conflicts; drug testing in the workplace; worker's compensation; health insurance matters, physician employment negotiations, professional disciplinary matters on behalf of physicians and lawyers, and wrongful discharge disputes. Mr. McFerrin has served as a mediator for the EEOC and has conducted numerous seminars for Alabama employers on a variety of topics.

Mr. McFerrin is a current and/or former member of the American Bar Association, National Employment Lawyer's Association, the Birmingham Bar Association, and the Alabama Bar Association. He is also included in past and current editions of Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law.