Epiq Systems Senior Director Jason Paroff Earns Status of Fellow With the American Academy of Forensic Sciences

NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epiq Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:EPIQ), a leading global provider of integrated technology solutions for the legal profession, today announced that Jason Paroff, senior director of forensics and collections, has earned the status of fellow within the Digital and Multimedia Sciences section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. The status of fellow is granted to members of the academy who make contributions to both the Academy and forensic sciences generally.

"We work in the age of big data, and Epiq's clients need proven forensics professionals who can lead them through mass quantities of data during investigations, collections and electronic discovery," said Andrew Shimek, global managing director, Epiq Systems. "As Jason's new designation demonstrates, our forensics professionals represent the highest caliber of leadership and raise the standards for the entire forensic industry."

Prior to his promotion to fellow, Mr. Paroff served as Program Committee Chair for the 2013 scientific sessions of the Digital and Multimedia Sciences section at the annual Academy business meeting. He has also delivered multiple scientific presentations, including: "Preventing a Rush to Judgment: Application of Computer Forensics in Data Breach Cases," and "Google™ Dual-Factor Authentication (2-Step Verification) and Its Impact on Cloud Data Collections."

"This status signifies Mr. Paroff's proficiency at helping organizations leverage information to deliver value and reduce risk," said Rhesa G Gilliland, digital and multimedia sciences section chair, American Academy of Forensic Sciences. "His dedication to staying on the cutting edge of the forensic field has led to valuable contributions at AAFS, and we are delighted to welcome him as a Fellow."

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences is a multi-disciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. The objectives of the Academy are to promote professionalism, integrity, competency, education, foster research, improve practice, and encourage collaboration in the forensic sciences.

To learn more about Epiq's forensics and collections services, visit: http://www.epiqsystems.com/ediscovery/forensics-and-collections/

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 more than 20 locations allow us to provide secure, reliable solutions to the worldwide legal community. Visit us at www.epiqsystems.com.

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