Auction.com, the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, has named Lee Leslie as executive vice president and chief legal officer. Leslie has served as the firm’s interim general counsel for four months.
With 20 years of legal and real estate experience, Leslie oversees all legal, regulatory, intellectual property, corporate transactional and governance matters for Auction.com. Leslie works closely with Auction.com Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder Jeff Frieden at the company’s Irvine, California headquarters.
“Lee has been a terrific addition to the Auction.com executive team,” said Frieden. “His legal expertise, combined with his years of experience in launching and growing real estate and lending companies, has already proved invaluable in our ongoing efforts to expand the nation’s top online real estate marketplace.”
Prior to joining Auction.com in 2014, Leslie was the founder and chief executive officer of online real estate services firm HouseTech Real Estate, now a subsidiary of Auction.com. Leslie also served as chief legal officer at LendingTree Loans and LowerMyBills.com.
“I am excited to be part of Auction.com during such an important time in this company’s growth and our industry’s evolution toward a new way of transacting real estate,” said Leslie. “These past few months have given me powerful insight into the way Auction.com brings speed, transparency and fairness to the way real estate is bought and sold.”
Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, and an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Source: Press Release