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Epiq Systems Names Chris Jutkiewicz Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer to Strengthen Global Technology Footprint

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, today announced the appointment of Chris Jutkiewicz as senior vice president and chief technology officer. Mr. Jutkiewicz is responsible for guiding global technology strategy and harnessing Epiq's diverse technology resources to deliver best-in-class services to Epiq clients around the world.

As chief technology officer, Mr. Jutkiewicz directs Epiq's software engineering, information technology and product development teams. The senior technology leadership team reporting to him includes George Tsounis, senior vice president of software engineering and quality assurance, and two recent additions to Epiq: Jig Patel, vice president of information technology and Ramesh Chaturvedi, vice president of product management.

"Given Epiq's growing scale, complexity and reach, technology has become a powerful business differentiator and driver of financial performance for the company moving forward," said Brad D. Scott, president and chief operating officer, Epiq Systems. "Over the past year, we have been building out our technology leadership team to harness this potential and support the growth and profitability of our legal services across the globe."

Mr. Jutkiewicz has a substantial base of senior technology, operations and business strategy experience and accomplishments, including 10 years as the chief technology officer for the Corporate Legal Services division of Wolters Kluwer N.V., and prior to that, 14 years with Reuters, where his last role was vice president of transactions systems software development. Most recently, he led technology and business operations at CoreLogic Insurance Solutions following its acquisition of Decision Insight Information Group where he served as chief technology officer. Mr. Jutkiewicz received a bachelor's in computer science from Union College and an MBA from Adelphi University.

"Chris will provide strategic direction to position Epiq at the forefront of delivering innovative technology solutions to assist our clients in meeting complex legal and regulatory demands in a cost-effective manner," said Mr. Scott. "He brings relevant industry experience, technical vision, and a proven track record of building businesses supported by best-in-class technology initiatives. We are excited to welcome him to the team."

About Epiq Systems

Epiq Systems is a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, including electronic discovery, bankruptcy, and class action and mass tort administration. We also offer full-service capabilities to support litigation, investigations, financial transactions, regulatory compliance and other legal matters. Our innovative technology and services, deep subject-matter expertise and global presence spanning 45 countries served from 20 offices allow us to provide secure, reliable solutions to the worldwide legal community. Visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.

CONTACT: Investor Contacts Kelly Bailey Epiq Systems 913-621-9500 ir@epiqsystems.com Chris Eddy or David Collins Catalyst Global 212-924-9800 epiq@catalyst-ir.com

Source:Epiq Systems, Inc.