Mr. Lederman joined JFLCO in 2023 to launch its credit team and has nearly 20 years of investing, legal and restructuring experience across the credit spectrum, ranging from performing to distressed. Mr. Lederman has chaired various creditor committees in large and complex restructurings and served on numerous public and private corporate boards, including currently serving as a director on JFLCO portfolio company, PURIS.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lederman was a founder and Managing Partner of L J Capital Management. Previously, Mr. Lederman was a Partner at Fir Tree Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar investment firm, where he co-managed the firm’s credit, restructuring and special situations investments. Mr. Lederman began his career as a restructuring and litigation attorney at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.
A native of New York, Mr. Lederman graduated magna cum laude from New York University, where he earned a B.A. in political science and government and was the all-university commencement speaker. He also graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law, where he received a J.D.