Anne R. Kerns


Anne R. Kerns practices in the areas of employment law and general civil litigation, including appellate practice. She represents both public and private employers in discrimination claims and other employment-related personnel disputes in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Her representative experience includes issues related to discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employee leave and wrongful termination claims. Anne advises clients in a variety of employment contexts including investigating employee misconduct, coordinating employee discipline and termination decisions and drafting employee policies and handbooks. Additionally, Anne has represented creditors in various complex matters including loan modifications, workout arrangements, collections actions, receiverships and real property foreclosures.

Anne has been recognized as a Rising Star in Missouri by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers from 2012 -2016.

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment Law
  • Civil & Commercial Litigation


  • Creighton University, B.S.B.A.
    • Summa Cum Laude
  • Saint Louis University – School of Law, J.D.
    • Cum Laude

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois Bar
  • U.S. Easter District of Missouri
  • U.S. Southern District of Illinois

Professional Affiliations:

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • American Bar Association


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