Kevin Morris is the founding partner of the Century City, California entertainment law firm Morris Yorn Barnes Levine Krintzman Rubenstein Kohner & Gellman. In his law practice he specializes in representing prominent actors, writers, and directors in the motion picture and television industries. He also advises and consults for a number of companies focused on distribution of entertainment content over emerging digital platforms. Kevin has served as managing partner of the firm since its inception and in that role he is responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as strategic planning.
Kevin graduated from Cornell in 1985 with a B.A. in Government and spent a semester at the London School of Economics. He attended law school at New York University, graduating with a J.D. in 1988. He is a producer of the Tony award winning musical “Book of Mormon” and a number of feature films, including the 1997 documentary, “Hands on a Hard Body” which has been adapted into a Broadway musical which opens in March 2013. He writes frequently about media and entertainment matters, and his articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times.
He has been a member of the Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council since 2001, and is active with Mending Kids International, the Malibu High School Shark Fund and several other charitable organizations.