In December 2014, Kevin was named as insurance information firm Advisen’s inaugural Management Liability Person of the Year for the USA.
In December 2015, in a vote of industry professionals, Kevin was named as Advisen’s Industry Legend of the Year.
Kevin also served as Co-Chair of the PLUS D&O Liability Symposium from 2007 through 2009.
In 2008, Kevin received PLUS’s “Founders Award,” which is awarded annually to PLUS member who has “made lasting and outstanding contributions to the Society.” Kevin speaks frequently on D&O issues, and in the recent past has served as a faculty member at the Stanford Law School Directors’ College.
Still, some securities lawyers say, such practices may violate securities laws, because they allow insiders to benefit from knowledge not available to other shareholders.