Chairman of the Board
Mr. Evan S. Lederman is a Managing Director, Co-Head of Restructuring, and a Partner on the Investment Team at Fir Tree Partners. Mr. Lederman focuses on the funds distressed credit and special situation investment strategies, including co-managing its energy restructuring initiatives. Prior to joining Fir Tree Partners in 2011, Mr. Lederman worked in the Business Finance and Restructuring groups at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. In addition to Ultra Petroleum, Mr. Lederman is currently a member of the board, in his capacity as a Fir Tree Partners employee, of Riviera Resources, Inc. (Chairman), Amplify Energy Corp. (formally Memorial Production Partners), Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc., Roan Resources, Inc., New Emerald Energy LLC, and Deer Finance, LLC. Mr. Lederman received a J.D. degree with honors from New York University School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from New York University.