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Legal Solutions Provider Epiq Systems Appoints Scott Olofson to Lead Corporate Restructuring Group

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, today announced the appointment of Scott Olofson, currently senior vice president of corporate relations and business development, to lead corporate restructuring solutions. In his expanded role, Mr. Olofson will lead operations, solicitations, consulting and strategic initiatives and fill a recently vacated position.

Corporate restructuring is the flagship business within the bankruptcy and settlement administration operating segment at Epiq and is the point of reference for all client work that pertains to Chapter 11 reorganizations.

"As a result of 13 years at Epiq, Scott brings extensive bankruptcy industry experience and executive-level client relationships to our market-leading corporate restructuring group," said Brad D. Scott, president and chief operating officer, Epiq Systems. "Scott will continue to provide key leadership to the organization as we pursue strategic initiatives and deliver the exceptional expertise, resources and service that elevate Epiq from our peers. This appointment is but one of several over the last few months that Epiq has made to strengthen the executive leadership team."

In addition to providing strategic counsel at the corporate level, Mr. Olofson currently manages other bankruptcy groups and previously served as general counsel at Epiq. He had significant involvement in Epiq's entry into Chapter 11 case management services in 2003 and continues to play a key role in the strategic development of the bankruptcy solutions business.

He holds a BA from Pepperdine University and a JD from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association.

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.