Centaurus Financial Inc., an independent broker-dealer, has hired Michael West to serve as corporate counsel to the firm.
Prior to joining Centaurus, West spent nine years working for Keesal, Young & Logan, an international law firm advocating on behalf of broker-dealers and registered representatives and specializing in other areas such as mortgage banking, employment and maritime law. He has represented multiple brokerage firms in FINRA arbitration, state court, federal court, and regulatory matters.
“Michael’s abilities both personally and professionally will be a great fit for Centaurus,” said Paul King, general counsel for Centaurus Financial. “We are so excited to add him to our team of highly talented professionals as our company continues to expand and grow the level of service we are able to provide to independent financial advisers around the country.”
West earned a juris doctor degree from the University of Southern California School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Centaurus Financial is headquartered in Anaheim, California and offers securities, investment advisory services and insurance products.