Lesley Melega joined IES Abroad in 2012. As the Assistant Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Lesley oversees and handles contract negotiations, manages IES Abroad’s legal entities overseas and addresses a variety of other legal matters. She also serves as a Chair of IES Abroad’s Crisis Management Team. Prior to working with IES Abroad, Lesley was a litigation attorney. She earned a business degree from Miami University and a J.D. degree from DePaul University. Lesley studied abroad for a semester in Dublin, Ireland at University College Dublin during her second year of law school.