Geoff West



  • • Pepperdine University (B.A., 2006, Cum Laude)
  • • Pepperdine Caruso School of Law (J.D., 2022)

Bar admissions

  • California, 2023
  • United States District Court, Central District of CA, 2024

Geoff K. West joined Manning Leaver in 2024. Mr. West grew up in Pacific Palisades, and received his J.D. from Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, as well attending Pepperdine undergrad, where he received his B.A. in sociology with a Minor in history. Before attending law school, Mr. West worked extensively with business leaders and nonprofits in the Los Angeles community to support candidates in local, statewide, and national elections. In law school, Mr. West was a semifinalist in the Vincent S. Dalsimer Moot Court competition, and worked pro bono for California Rural Legal Assistance, providing legal services to low-income residents of California’s rural counties. Mr. West also holds a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine’s Straus Institute. Prior to Joining Manning Leaver, Mr. West’s background was primarily in civil litigation and he continues to practice in this area.

When not working, Mr. West enjoys tennis, cars, spending time with friends and family, and hiking with his dog, Rex.