Epiq Systems Appoints W. Bryan Satterlee as New Independent Lead Director

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KANSAS CITY, Kan., March 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading provider of managed technology for the global legal profession, today announced that W. Bryan Satterlee has been appointed Lead Director of Epiq's Board of Directors. The Board created and appointed Mr. Satterlee to the new position of independent Lead Director at its March 6, 2014 meeting. He is currently, and will continue to be, the Chair of Epiq's Audit Committee.

Tom W. Olofson, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "We are extremely pleased to have Bryan in this newly created role. He brings strong leadership to the Board and will further strengthen our corporate governance practices."

Mr. Satterlee has been a member of Epiq's Board of Directors since 1997. He was co-founder and has been a partner since 1989 in NorthEast Ventures, a consulting firm that specializes in strategic consulting and financial evaluations of technology-based venture companies. Mr. Satterlee's background includes 10 years of management experience with IBM, as well as having been a founder of a computer leasing/software business, a telecommunications company and a venture investment services business. He earned a BS degree from Lafayette College.

About Epiq Systems

Epiq Systems is a leading global provider of technology-enabled solutions for electronic discovery, bankruptcy and class action administration. We offer full-service capabilities to support litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Our innovative technology and services, combined with deep subject-matter expertise, provide reliable solutions for the professionals we serve. Visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.

CONTACT: Lew P. Schroeber, Investor Relations Telephone: 913-621-9500 Email: ir@epiqsystems.com

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