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Epiq Systems Names Andrew Shimek as Managing Director, Global eDiscovery Solutions

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Jan. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, today announced the appointment of Andrew Shimek as managing director, global eDiscovery solutions. Mr. Shimek will lead Epiq's eDiscovery business to ensure versatile solutions and unparalleled service worldwide.

"Andrew brings meaningful eDiscovery expertise to this role and is a proven leader having served in a variety of executive capacities at Epiq," said Brad D. Scott, president and chief operating officer, Epiq Systems. "We are pleased to have Andrew in this important position as we continue to grow our eDiscovery business and help meet the needs of our clients, while maintaining the highest standards of quality."

Mr. Shimek previously served as the senior executive responsible for the sales and operations of Epiq's class action and mass tort solutions, bankruptcy creditor solutions and trustee services business units. He joined Epiq in 2008 as head of sales for Epiq's settlement administration, class action and mass tort business.

Prior to joining Epiq, Mr. Shimek directed national corporate accounts for the eDiscovery solutions division of LexisNexis, where he advised law firms and corporations on eDiscovery strategies and implementation. He is a former litigator and holds a JD Magna Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota and a BA Summa Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas.

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 locations 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.