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Auction.com Appoints EVP, Chief Legal Officer

new-ventureAfter four months serving as interim general counsel for the company, Auction.com has named Lee Leslie as EVP and chief legal officer.

Leslie joined Auction.com in 2014, bringing 20 years of legal and real estate experience with him. Prior to that, he was the founder and CEO of HouseTech Real Estate, an online real estate services firm that now operates as a subsidiary of Auction.com. He also previously served as chief legal officer at LendingTree Loans and LowerMyBills.com.

Moving forward, Leslie will oversee all legal, regulatory, intellectual property, and corporate transactional and governance matters for Auction.com, working closely with CEO and co-founder Jeff Frieden.

"Lee has been a terrific addition to the Auction.com executive team," Frieden said. "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."

About Author: Tory Barringer

Tory Barringer began his journalism career in early 2011, working as a writer for the University of Texas at Arlington's student newspaper before joining the DS News team in 2012. In addition to contributing to DSNews.com, he is also the online editor for DS News' sister publication, MReport, which focuses on mortgage banking news.

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