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Kevin M. Yao


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Kevin focuses his practice on corporate matters such as capital-raising transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance strategies, and SEC compliance issues. He counsels public and private companies in a variety of industries, including life sciences and technology.

Kevin worked at Mintz as a Summer Associate in 2019 and as a Corporate Intern in 2018. He also interned with the in-house legal team at FabFitFun, an LA-based subscription box startup that sells lifestyle products.

In law school, Kevin earned his JD with a concentration in Business Law and worked as a Contract Drafting, Negotiation, and Analysis teaching assistant.


The SEC issued five new Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) relating to the materiality assessment and disclosure requirements of material cybersecurity incidents under Item 1.05 of Form 8-K.

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This article discusses the LA Superior Court’s April 1, 2022 ruling in Crest v. Padilla, which challenged the constitutionality of a California statute requiring certain publicly traded companies to include members from underrepresented communities on their boards.

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