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Anne Kerwin Payne

Founder and Managing Partner
“Always Do Your Best - Your best is going to change from moment to moment...Under any circumstances, simply do your best.”
― Don Miguel Ruiz

Professional: Manages all legal leadership searches for the firm including General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, and other niche leadership roles. Manages client relationships, firm operations, and spearheads business development efforts.

As the Founder and Managing Director of Kerwin Associates, Anne brings over 30+ years of search experience to her clients. Anne is responsible for Kerwin’s overall business strategy, business development, leadership search execution and candidate development.  Anne enjoys mentoring her team, coaching and building relationships with candidates, partnering with clients and staying attuned to the legal landscape.

Personal: Anne enjoys reading, learning, spending time with her family and friends, being active, hitting tennis balls, skiing, hiking, playing golf, and seeing musicals. Anne attended UC Berkeley and is a native Californian.

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